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Wrecks snarl traffic across Triangle

Posted August 14, 2013

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— Drivers headed to work across the Triangle dealt with several headaches Wednesday morning thanks to multiple wreck. 

A box truck carrying meat overturned on N.C. Highway 42 east of downtown Clayton about 7:30 a.m., blocking both lanes of traffic. Officials said the road may not open until 11 a.m. 

At about 8:30 a.m., crews closed three lanes of Interstate 40 East near Davis Drive due to a wreck. Those lanes reopened about 9 a.m.


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  • LocalYokel Aug 14, 2013

    If your tired of waiting in traffic delays created by bad drivers then demand that law enforcement honor their oaths and enforce the traffic laws. Operators are standing by.

    Wake Co Sheriff's Office 919-856-6900

    RPD 919-996-3335

    SHP 919-733-7952

    DPS 919-733-3333

  • BernsteinIII Aug 14, 2013

    Clayton is not part of "The Triangle".

  • Raleighmomof3 Aug 14, 2013

    I was on Wade heading west where it turns to 40 and it was backed up to the beltline. Wonder what that was about? Luckily I jumped on the beltline and could get to my destination that way.

  • BlahBlahBlahBlahBlah Aug 14, 2013

    What kind of meat? I will be looking for discounts at the grocery store and wondering if it is the same meat!