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Wreck closes I-40 West near Greensboro

Posted February 14, 2013 9:09 a.m. EST
Updated February 14, 2013 10:30 a.m. EST

— Authorities closed all westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Exit 218 in Greensboro Thursday morning due to a wreck involving a tractor-trailer and 10 other vehicles. 

No serious injuries were reported in the wreck, which happened about 7:30 a.m.

Lanes will likely remain closed until Thursday afternoon as crews work to clean up the roadway and investigate the wreck, Department of Transportation officials said. 

Motorists should avoid the area.

Drivers headed westbound on I-40 should take Interstate 85 Business southbound for 2.5 miles and access Interstate 73 North to return to I-40.