I-40 reopens after crash near Benson, traffic delays remain

— Interstate 40 near North Carolina Highway 210 has reopened after a crash closed the interstate for nearly two hours on Friday afternoon.

The crash happened just after 2 p.m. Friday on I-40 West, according to the North Carolina State Patrol.

Crews reopened the interstate around 3:45 p.m. Friday. However, delays are still expected in the area.

WRAL News is working to find out the extent of the injuries for the people involved in the crash. A WRAL News crew is heading to the scene.

Detour information to navigate around the I-40 crash near Benson

Motorists traveling on I-40 West: Take Exit 328-A to I-95 South, follow I-95 South to Exit 79 and take Exit 79 to NC 50 North. Turn right onto NC 50 North, follow NC 50 North to NC 210 East, turn right onto NC 210 East, follow NC 210 East to the on-ramp for I-40 and then take the on-ramp to re-access I-40 at Exit 319.

Motorists traveling on I-40 East: Take Exit 319 to NC 210 West, turn right onto NC 210 West, and follow NC 210 West to NC 50 South. Turn left onto NC 50 South, follow NC 50 South to the on-ramp for I-95 North. Take the on-ramp to I-95 North, follow I-95 North to Exit 81, and take Exit 81 to re-access I-40 at Exit 328.

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