US 70 reopens in Durham County after dump truck flips, spills asphalt

The truck being pulled back onto its wheels. Photo by David Hattman/CBS North Carolina


DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — U.S. 70 was closed in both directions for about two hours Monday afternoon at the intersection with Leesville Road, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

A dump truck carrying asphalt crashed, spilling its contents onto the pavement, the Durham County Sheriff’s Office wrote.

The road reopened just before 4 p.m.

The State Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck.

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