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Crews Re-Open I-95 After Overnight Accident

Posted September 27, 2005

— Traffic on Interstate 95 is moving again after an overnight tractor-trailer accident.

The accident happened in Cumberland County near Highway 24, north of Fayetteville. Authorities say a tractor-trailer hauling metal wire rear-ended a truck carrying dog food.

Emergency crews took one of the drivers to the hospital.

Authorities are investigating the accident, but have not filed any charges. Investigators believe the tractor-trailer driver may have fallen asleep.

Crews had to shut down northbound lanes on that part of I-95 for several hours.


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