Woman found on the side of Business 40 with cuts on her throat

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. -- Authorities are investigating after a woman on the side of the highway in Forsyth County with cuts on her throat.

The woman was found on Interstate 40 Business eastbound and resulted in the highway being temporarily closed near State Road 2601 (Macy Grove Road).

The case is currently being investigated as an assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, according to Kernersville police.

Police said the victim and suspect knew each other. Investigators are still trying to establish where the assault took place.

The victim is out of surgery and has serious injuries but is stable, according to police. No one in custody.

A portion of the highway was closed for several hours, but has since reopened.