I-40 west reopens near Jones Sausage Road in Raleigh after crash closes highway

Wake County News

Traffic backed up in the I-40 westbound lanes Sunday.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A crash on Interstate 40 in Wake County closed the highway in one direction for about an hour on Sunday afternoon.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crashing into car on I-40 near Jones Sausage Road in Ralegh

The wreck was reported around 2:20 p.m. in the I-40 westbound lanes near exit 303, which is Jones Sausage Road, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crashing into car on I-40 near Jones Sausage Road in Ralegh

All westbound lanes of I-40 were closed until about 3:20 p.m. when two lanes were reopened. The entire highway reopened about 3:35 p.m., but traffic delays remained in the area.

Drivers were being detoured off I-40 and are advised to use Exit 306 (U.S. 70 West) back to I-40.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crashing into car on I-40 near Jones Sausage Road in Ralegh

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