I-85 north reopens after crash involving tractor-trailer near Durham

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Northbound lanes of Interstate 85 reopened about two hours after an incident involving a tractor-trailer Thursday night, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said the driver of the tractor-trailer went to slow down due to traffic when the load came forward and crushed the cab. The driver was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

The crash happened just after 6 p.m. near exit 183 for Redwood Road, which is north of the city. It was cleared around 8:15 p.m.

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