(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A serious two-car crash on the interstate temporarily shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate-40.
The wreck occurred Wednesday morning, Jan. 9 on I-40 westbound near Exit 121 Longview.
According to the Hickory Record, troopers on scene said one vehicle, headed east on the interstate, crossed the median and struck a westbound vehicle. Multiple injuries were reported.
A helicopter was called to the scene, as well as six EMS units, the newspaper reports. At least one person was airlifted to the hospital, they said.
*TRAFFIC UPDATE* All lanes are open on I-40 West near exit 121 after a crash closed the interstate. Motorists may encounter delays as traffic recovers.— NCDOT I-40 (@NCDOT_I40) January 9, 2019