Update: NC-18 reopened near Boomer Road after wreck

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Update 8:26 a.m. — NC-18 has reopened near Boomer Road.

Original story

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.