One person flown to hospital after tractor-trailer crash on I-95


LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) – A severe crash shut down I-95 in both directions near Mile Marker 17 in Robeson County Wednesday evening. All lanes reopened around 9:35 p.m.

Video provided to News13 from Andy and Michelle Jordan show several mangled vehicles in the roadway.

According to Lumberton Rescue and EMS one person was airlifted to a trauma center. No word on that person’s condition.

For a time all lanes of I-95 were closed. Southbound lanes were reopened first while hazmat crews worked to clear the scene on the northbound side. The northbound lanes reopened a few hours later.

This is a developing story. We have reached out to North Carolina Highway Patrol for more information about the crash. Count on News13 for updates.

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