Update 8:26 a.m. — NC-18 has reopened near Boomer Road.
WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — An accident shut down NC-18 in both directions Tuesday morning near Wilkesboro.
NC-18 is closed near Boomer Road.
Traffic is being detoured to avoid the area.
To avoid the area:
Traffic on NC-18 North: Turn left on Beaver Creek Road, turn right on NC-268, turn left on Boomer Road and follow Boomer Road to reaccess NC-18.
Traffic on NC-18 South: Turn right on Boomer Road, turn left on NC-268, turn left on Grandin Road and follow Grandon Road to reaccess NC-18.