3 injured, I-40 west closed near Garner after multi-vehicle crash

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) — A multi-vehicle crash closed Interstate 40 west near Garner on Tuesday night.

CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Photo by Amy Cutler/CBS North Carolina

The wreck happened just before 9 p.m. just east of exit 306, which is Highway 70 Business.

Authorities on the scene said at least three people were transported to area hospitals, including a child.

Eastbound traffic is also slowing because of the activity in the westbound lanes.

A detour was set up by authorities: Motorists must take Exit 312 (NC-42) and turn left onto NC-42 West. Follow NC-42 West to NC-50 North and turn right onto NC-50 North. Follow NC-50 North to US-70 East and turn right onto US-70 East. Continue on US-70 East to re-access I-40 West at Exit 306.

The highway is expected to reopen by 11 p.m.


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