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I-95 South reopens in Wilson County after wreck

Published On: Jan 12 2013 07:31:04 PM CST
WILSON, N.C. -

A tractor-trailer caught fire after it hit a van in the emergency lane, causing authorities to close the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Wilson County.
    
The state Transportation Department says I-95 South was closed at Exit 116, which is the exit for N.C. 42 in Wilson County after the wreck Saturday morning.  Highway Patrol Trooper Kevin Woods said the tractor-trailer struck the van in the rear.
    
One person was critically injured, and two others also were injured.
    
Officials established a detour route until the southbound lanes reopened Saturday afternoon.

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