Chain reaction crash closes US 15-501 North in Chatham County
Authorities closed northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 15-501 in northern Chatham County early Tuesday due to a wreck involving a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck.Posted — Updated
State Highway Patrol officials said the the first truck, hauling a load of wood chips, was stopped at a red light. The second truck failed to stop in time and hit the first truck, spilling its load.
A pickup then ran into the back of the second truck.
None of the drivers had life-threatening injuries as a result of the wreck, troopers said.
The cleanup took most of the day, but all lanes of 15-501 were open in time for the evening rush hour.
No charges are expected.
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