Section of I-40 west in Cary reopens after crash, police activity

Wake County News

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — Interstate 40 westbound was closed Tuesday morning due to a crash and police activity.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, a crash occurred on I-40 west around 3:19 a.m. The road was then shut down.

CBS 17 crews on scene saw a heavily-damaged car that appeared to have rolled over and also reported that law enforcement officers were walking down I-40 west searching the area with flashlights.

According to the NCDOT, the road was expected to reopen by 5:20 a.m., but the investigation and cleanup went quicker than planned and the road reopened at 5:03 a.m.

CBS 17 has reached out to multiple law enforcement agencies for more information. This story will be updated as it develops.

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