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Highway Patrol investigating multiple-vehicle crash on I-540

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A multiple-vehicle crash Tuesday morning created traffic backups on I-540 westbound. A multiple-vehicle crash Tuesday morning created traffic backups on I-540 westbound.
RALEIGH, N.C. -

Highway Patrol was investigating a crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 540 in Wake County Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 7:23 a.m. Tuesday near Ray Road.

Two of the three westbound lanes of I-540 were blocked between Capital Boulevard and Leesville Road.

Highway Patrol did not release how many vehicles were involved. Troopers also did not say anything about injuries.

Drivers were being encouraged to use NC 50 South to US 70 West and Glenwood Avenue to I-540. Other alternate routes include Strickland Road and Highway 98.

The crash was expected to be cleared up around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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