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I-440 East reopens after cars, motorcycles crash

Posted June 29, 2014

A multi-vehicle crash closed Interstate 440 East between Wake Forest Road and Capital Boulevard in Raleigh on June 29, 2014.
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— Interstate 440 East reopened late Sunday after a multi-vehicle crash closed the highway between Wake Forest Road and Capital Boulevard, according to Raleigh police.

No life-threatening injuries were reported in the wreck, which involved four cars and two motorcycles, police said. Some of the people involved were taken to a local hospital. Their names were not released.

The highway was clear by 10 p.m., about an hour after the crash.

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  • iopsyc Jun 30, 2014

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    I, for one, vote "no thank you".

  • PanthersFan45 Jun 30, 2014

    That's a terrible area for merging traffic at any time (both directions). Rush hour is the worst and there are many that carry the "me-first" mentality. I drive the stretch everyday (to and from work) and you pretty much have to drive defensively in that area. Surprised to hear it happpend on a sunday night though.

  • Pepe Silvia Jun 30, 2014

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    Should police officers be required to ride along in every vehicle on the road to ensure drivers don't make careless/stupid mistakes?

  • gumby100 Jun 30, 2014

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    An ounce of common sense would prevent opening one's mouth in public before thinking through an idea

  • PowderedToastMan Jun 30, 2014

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    Let us know how cops can predict accidents and/or bad drivers....and let us know who would pay for police to be on every road 24x7.

  • LocalYokel Jun 30, 2014

    An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Why are the cops are always late to the bad driver party? They should have issued citations before the wreck and beltline closure.