I-440 reopens after tractor-trailer flips during crash

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A tractor-trailer crashed into other cars as it flipped on its side along Interstate 440 Saturday afternoon in Raleigh.

The incident was reported around 2:15 p.m. on westbound I-440 just south of the New Bern Avenue exit, according to the NC DOT.

Raleigh police said the tractor-trailer was a flatbed that was carrying an excavator. After the crash, the tractor trailer was leaking fuel.

One lane was opened in the area throughout the afternoon. All lanes were reopened by 7 p.m.

One minor injury was reported.

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