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UPDATE: All lanes reopened after multi-vehicle on I-40 East in Winston-Salem

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UPDATE: All lanes have reopened.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A multi-vehicle traffic accident has created long backups Friday afternoon on Interstate 40 East in Winston-Salem, near Stratford Road.

Four cars were involved in the accident, which happened near the median, highway patrol officials said.

Officials report there are injuries, and two ambulances responded to the scene. Four wreckers also have been called to the scene.