I-440 open after lumber truck overturns

October 3, 2018

A lumber truck overturned on I-440

A lumber truck overturned on Interstate 440 on Tuesday, closing multiple lanes in both directions.

The truck overturned near Capital Boulevard at mile marker 11 around 1 p.m.

Multiple lanes in both directions were closed for about two hours. All lanes were open by 3:30 p.m.

Raleigh police said the accident involved one vehicle. The driver of the truck was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Images from the scene showed a huge traffic back-up for motorists as authorities investigated the incident.

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