Lanes cleared after fuel spill from two-vehicle crash on NC Hwy 24

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Westbound lanes of NC Hwy 24 were closed to traffic after a two-vehicle crash earlier in the day.

As of 2:45 p.m., those lanes are now open.

The crash happened just before noon on Freedom Way in the vicinity of Hunters Trail and Glade Lane.

Investigators said a tractor-trailer struck the rear of an SUV. No injuries were reported in the incident. However, the tractor-trailer leaked diesel fuel which Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services is working to remove.

Traffic was being detoured onto Piney Green Road.

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