I-85 southbound reopens in Warren County after vehicle crash

WARRENTON, N.C. (WNCN) — A vehicle crash closed southbound Interstate 85 for about 45 minutes in Warren County on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The incident was reported just after 5 p.m. near exit 226, which is Ridgeway-Drewry Road.


The road was reopened around 6 p.m., but the shoulder was still closed in the area.

A detour was set up for drivers.

Motorists should take Exit 233 and take a left toward US-1/401 South, then continue on US-1 South, which will become US-1/158, past US-1 Bypass, and turn right onto Satterwhite Point Road. Then, drivers should turn left onto the ramp to re-access I-85 South at Exit 217.

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