Multiple car crashes shut down eastbound lane of Interstate 40 | Accident-and-incident

Multiple car crashes shut down eastbound lane of Interstate 40 | Accident-and-incident – Car Accident

Three separate car crashes on Wednesday afternoon, including a four-car accident, left two people injured and slowed traffic on Interstate 40, N.C. Highway Patrol Master Trooper Jeff Swagger said. 

The four-vehicle accident sent two people to area hospitals with minor injuries, Swagger said.

There were no serious injuries, Swagger said. 

The interstate was still shut down as of 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Swagger said the eastbound lanes should reopen around 4:30 p.m.