I-40 west reopens after crash in Pender County

I-40 west reopens after crash in Pender County

WILLARD, N.C. (WECT) -

Update: All lanes of I-40 westbound have re-opened. There’s still no word on the severity of the crash that shut it down around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

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The westbound lanes of I-40 are shut down after a crash in Pender County.

Travel information provided by the N.C. Dept. of Transportation confirms a vehicle crash near mile marker 390 which is near Willard and the exits for US-117.

Drivers are being forced to take a six mile detour on US-117 to re-access I-40 at exit 384.

The westbound lanes were reported closed as of 9:30 p.m.

We’ve reached out to the Highway Patrol for more information and will update this story as soon as it is available.

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