Exit ramp from I-85 S to US-421 N in Greensboro reopens

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Exit ramp from I-85 S to US-421 N in Greensboro closed until further notice
Exit ramp from I-85 S to US-421 N in Greensboro closed until further notice.

Update 4 p.m. All lanes and the exit to U.S. 421 are now open, according to Greensboro police.

Update 1:30 p.m. The road is now expected to re-open at 3 p.m.

Update 10:20 a.m. The road is now expected to re-open at about 1:30 p.m.

Update 8:38 a.m.: The right lane of I-85 South is also now closed.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Due to a traffic accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer tanker, the exit ramp (Exit 126B) from Interstate 85 South to US-421 North is closed until further notice.

The tanker overturned around 6:30 a.m. into a ditch between I-85 and the ramp.

A passenger was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A small diesel spill from the truck has been contained.

Drivers should take Exit 128 and take a right onto Alamance Church Road to reaccess US-421.

The road is expected to re-open at about 10:15 a.m.

 

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