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Tractor Trailer Accident Closes U.S. 1 in Richmond County

Both Southbound Lanes of U.S. 1 are closed

Raleigh  - A tractor-trailer accident around 11:15 a.m. this morning has closed both southbound lanes of U.S. 1 in Richmond County near Rockingham.

Eddie Cagle, Jr., NCDOT road maintenance supervisor for the area, said the accident has left U.S. 1 completely cut off from traffic. The lanes will be closed until at least late this afternoon.

Motorists are advised to use the U.S. 74 bypass to get around the crash site. Law enforcement officials are on the scene to direct traffic. Drivers need to use caution and stay alert.

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***NCDOT***

4/16/2018 4:30 PM

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