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Sign May Have Caused Accident

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RALEIGH — Traffic on westbound I-40 was tied up at WadeAvenue for a while Friday, due to an accident that may have been caused bya highway sign crew.

The accident occurred about 11:30.

A motorist called WRAL-TV5 to report via cellphone that a highway crewdropped a sign they were installing. A car swerved to miss it andoverturned.

The Highway Patrol says the driver was hurt in the accident.

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