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Three injured in wreck on I-40 near RDU

Posted September 28, 2012

— Three people were injured Friday morning in a chain-reaction wreck involving three cars on Interstate 40 West near Raleigh-Durham International Airport, authorities said. 

Troopers responding to the wreck about 3 a.m. discovered that a car had run into the back of another car. The first car was also hit by a third vehicle, police said. Authorities closed several lanes on I-40 for about two hours. 

The names and conditions of the people involved in the wreck were not released, but police said one of the drivers would face charges. 

No other information was released.


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  • da Brute Sep 28, 2012

    Came across this on my way from work. Car in the middle of the Hwy with no lights and had to swerve hard to avoid it. Hope everyone is OK.

  • TeresaBee Sep 28, 2012

    Wow horrible looking accident. Hard to believe so many cars involved at 3 in the morning.