WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Lanes were closed in both directions of Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem on Friday, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).
The first crash was on I-40 East at Mile Marker 196 near the exit for Interstate 74.
The second crash was on I-40 West at Mile Marker 201 near NC-66 and Union Cross Road.
There is no word as to what caused these crashes within five miles of the other. The expected impact on traffic is high.
All lanes are open as of 6:14 p.m.