Traffic

Tree blocks Interstate 40 eastbound

Posted August 2, 2008 5:27 p.m. EDT
Updated August 3, 2008 3:29 p.m. EDT

— A downed tree blocked traffic on Interstate 40 eastbound in Wake County near Morrisville Saturday afternoon.

The tree blocked the two right lanes at mile marker 284 just past the Airport Road exit, officials said.

No injuries were reported.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. and was cleared within an hour.