I-40 westbound in Forsyth County reopens after crash

UPDATE: The area has been cleared and all lanes are back open.

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. -- A multi-vehicle crash closed a portion of westbound Interstate 40 in Forsyth County early Friday, according to a press release.

The crash happened near mile marker 196 and involved two vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, according to Forsyth County Emergency Medical Services. One person was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with unknown injuries.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation posted the following detour:

Motorists are advised to take Exit 201 to Union Cross Road. Left onto Union Cross Road. Follow to I-74 West to re-access I-40 West near Exit 196.

Additional details are unknown.