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Eastbound lanes of I-40 reopen near Whitsett after crash causes delays

A crash shut down three lanes of I-40, causing delays between Exit 135 and Exit 138 Saturday morning.
Credit: WFMY News 2

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The eastbound lanes of I-40 have reopened after a crash shut down several lanes Saturday morning. 

The crash caused backups that slowed down traffic for drivers. 

An NCDOT alert said the left three lanes were closed on I-40 eastbound near Whitsett. Drivers saw delays between Exit 135 near Rock Creek Dairy Road and Exit 138 near NC-61. 

The crash happened just after 8:30 this morning. Traffic is expected to be impacted over the next two hours. 

WFMY News 2 is working to get more details about the crash from North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Credit: Adrienne Sauls

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