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Tractor-trailer crash shuts down interstate in western NC

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FLETCHER, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Two lanes are shutdown on I-26 eastbound in Henderson County, NC, following an 18-wheeler crash. The crash happened at mile marker 55 around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.

DOT workers said a driver lost control, slid down a hill and landed near the Green River Bridge. The clean up left emergency crews on scene for hours and all traffic was diverted to Highway 25.

North Carolina Highway Patrol said one lane was expected to open back up around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The driver was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

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