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I-40 wreck in Raleigh cleared

Posted February 20, 2009 4:37 p.m. EST

— Transportation officials said a multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 40 West through downtown Raleigh has been cleared.

Reports indicated six vehicles, including at tractor-trailer, were involved in a wreck at mile marker 299, near Hammond Road, around 3 p.m.

All lanes of I-40 were briefly closed, and motorists temporarily detoured off the highway. The scene was cleared by around 4 p.m.

More details about the wreck were not immediately available.