ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) – All lanes of Interstate 95 near Exit 160 have reopened following a vehicle crash that occurred around 4:30 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
The NCDOT expected the road to open around 9 p.m., but it has since reopened as of 8 p.m. Originally, officials said they expected the lanes to reopen around 6 p.m.
Officials were originally asking motorists to take the following detour: Exit 154 to NC 481 West, turn left onto NC 481 West and follow NC 481 West to NC 48/NC 4 North.
Then, turn right onto NC 48/NC 4 North, follow NC 48/NC 4 North to NC 561 East and turn right onto NC 561 East.
Finally, follow NC 561 East to the on-ramps for I-95 and then take the on-ramp to re-access I-95 at Exit 160.
At this time, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol has not given word to CBS 17 on what caused the crash.