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Multiple Wrecks Close I-95 North in Halifax County

Posted February 1, 2008
Updated February 4, 2008

Traffic Accident (generic)

— Multiple accidents shut down two one-mile stretches of Interstate 95 North in Halifax County for several hours Friday afternoon.

Two tractor-trailers were involved in an accident south of Roanoke Rapids shortly before 2 p.m. No word was immediately available about possible injuries.

A second accident occurred on I-95 North at mile marker 168 around 4 p.m.

Authorities closed lanes between mile markers 171 and 172 and between mile markers 169 and 169.

Lanes were reopened by 5:30 p.m., but traffic delays lingered in the area.


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  • mickyfan Feb 1, 2008

    I was on 95 and it was BAD!!! I had to wait 45 min to go 3 miles. The second wreck was about 7 or 8 cars right at the 168 off ramp. People not paying attention probably caused that one. You are probably right Bigcheese, some woman on a cell phone!!!!


    Now who was the speeding chico that was not paying attention and was jib jabbing on the cell phone to cause this pile up