I-40 Open After Wreck Clean Up in Haywood County

first_imgA crash reported near Canton prompted the N.C. Department of Transportation to close all westbound lanes along a portion of I-40 West at the U.S. 23/74 Interchange.A collision and subsequent fire occurred between a tractor-trailer and a mini-van near Exit 27 just after 3 this morning.Motorists saw Slow downs most of the morning as cleanup from the accident occurred.  The lanes are now open and ready for travel.Under the “Move Over” law, motorists are required to move over one lane, if possible, or reduce speed for stopped emergency vehicles with flashing lights on the shoulder of the highway, including public service vehicles with amber lights. Violating the law could result in a $500 fine.last_img

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