MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — All lanes on I-40 that had been shut down after a car accident Friday have reopened.

A car crash initially closed three eastbound lanes on I-40 during Friday afternoon rush hour traffic.

According to the NCDOT website, the accident happened in Morrisville near Exit 283/I-540, close to Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

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The expected impact to traffic was high as three of the six lanes were closed down. The NCDOT initially estimated that the scene would be fully cleared by 8:43 p.m. Friday night.