Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash closed US 1 near I-540 in Raleigh

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A vehicle crash injured one person and closed all northbound lanes of U.S. 1/Capital Boulevard just past Interstate 540 in Raleigh for about two hours Sunday afternoon.

The incident was reported just after 2:15 p.m. near Perry Creek Road/Durant Road, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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A motorcyclist was involved in the crash, according to Raleigh police. The person on the motorcycle was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, police said.

A detour was set up at the scene. Traffic back-ups were seen along Falls of Neuse Road and I-540 as drivers sought to avoid the U.S. 1 closure.

All lanes reopened just after 4 p.m. There is no word on what caused the wreck.

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