ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — A crash on Interstate 95 in Nash County left one person dead and backed up traffic in both directions for hours Sunday afternoon and evening.

The crash was reported around 2:40 p.m. on I-95 near mile marker 130 and N.C. 58, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The highway reopened at 10 p.m.

One lane was closed in each direction for several hours.

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Photos from the scene showed a massive fire after a car and tractor-trailer collided and ended up in the median.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said one person died in the crash, which involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger car.

Traffic was backed up about two miles in each direction, according to traffic cameras at N.C. 97 to the south and at West Mount Drive to the north.