Interstate 95 reopens near Lumberton after crash closes lanes both ways


LUMBERTON, N.C. (WNCN) — All lanes of Interstate 95 near Lumberton have reopened after a vehicle crash closed three of the four lanes Wednesday evening.

The crash happened on I-95 near NC Highway 72 at mile marker 17. The crash happened in Lumberton.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the backup is the result of a tanker collision. Authorities have yet to confirm those details.

NCDOT said shortly after 9:30 p.m. that all lanes have reopened, but five miles of congestion remained in the area.

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