I-40 reopens hours after crash closes eastbound lanes near Wade Ave. in Raleigh

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Eastbound lanes of Interstate-40 reopened hours after a traffic collision Wednesday night near the Wade Avenue exit in Raleigh.

The collisions occurred just after 7 p.m. in the eastbound lanes near exit 298.

Traffic was backed up beyond exit 287 (Harrison Avenue) at 7:40 p.m. and was being diverted onto Wade Avenue.

Raleigh police said one person was taken to the hospital.

All lanes had reopened by 11:30 p.m.

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