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Crews Clear Accident On Eastbound I-40

Posted January 26, 2007 7:06 a.m. EST
Updated January 26, 2007 9:39 a.m. EST

— Traffic is flowing again on eastbound Interstate 40 after a multi-vehicle accident.

According to the state Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at around 5:30 a.m. Friday between the I-540 exit and the Page Road exit. Authorities said a tractor-trailer, a sport utility vehicle and other cars were involved in the accident.

Two people have been taken to Duke Medical Center. Their conditions are not yet known.

The accident caused onlooker delays on both westbound and eastbound lanes of I-40. The roadway reopened at around 8:30 p.m.