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Accident snags I-40 traffic in Orange

Posted February 27, 2009

— A one-car rollover crash on Interstate 40 east in Orange County snarled rush-hour traffic Friday morning.

New Hope Fire Department apparatus blocked one of the two lanes in the stretch near mile marker 268 near the Durham-Orange county line about 7:45 a.m.

There was no immediate word whether anyone was hurt in the accident.


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  • ABM Feb 27, 2009

    You can't win, sleep win will every time.

  • LocalYokel Feb 27, 2009

    drive safe or you will inconvenience a lot of people as well as end up on a stretcher.

  • sat123 Feb 27, 2009

    Yes, somebody was hurt. They had a guy on a stretcher on the shoulder, with about 10 EMS and firefighters over him.