DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – A crash closed all lanes of Interstate-40 east for nearly four hours Friday at U.S. 15/501 which is also known as the Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard in Durham.
The incident happened just after 4:20 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
Emergency responders were on the scene for hours after the crash, which appeared to involve at least two vehicles.
Video from the scene appeared to show damage from a car that was driven from the overpass area down a steep embankment and then onto the interstate below.
The highway reopened just before 8 p.m.
Four miles of traffic was backed up when the highway reopened, the NCDOT said.