DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — An incident closed fours of five lanes on I-40 Thursday morning, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
That scene has since been cleared and traffic has returned to normal as of approximately 11 a.m.
Shortly after 9:30 a.m., Durham police said they responded to a three-car crash.
Officers said one of the vehicles was overturned and three people were taken to the hospital with minor inuries.
Durham fire crews were also seen responding just after 9:45 a.m.
A CBS 17 crew at the scene said backups were spanning approximately two miles as of 10 a.m.
Starting around 9:33 a.m., NCDOT said four of the left-most lanes were closed on I-40 East near Exit 282 and Page Road, leaving just one lane open.
By 10:21 a.m., NCDOT had opened another lane and said only three lanes remained closed.
As of 11:10 a.m., all five lanes have reopened and no delays are being reported in the area.