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Person injured in I-40 wreck near Garner

Traffic on both sides of Interstate 40 was backed up for hours Wednesday evening after a wreck between Jones Sausage and Rock Quarry roads near Garner.

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GARNER, N.C. — Traffic on both sides of Interstate 40 was backed up for hours Wednesday evening after a wreck between Jones Sausage and Rock Quarry roads near Garner.

Two of three eastbound lanes were blocked at mile-marker 303 after the wreck. Officials reopened all lanes just before 8 p.m.

The wreck occurred at about 6 p.m. when a tractor-trailer rear-ended a car. A person from the car was transported to WakeMed with injuries.

The cause of the wreck remained under investigation Wednesday evening.

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