Video at Exit 154 of backups on I-40 westbound. Cause of accidents unknown. Nine total. Troopers investigating. pic.twitter.com/wu5Znzcd0a— Tim Pulliam (@TimABC11) March 14, 2016
According to the Alamance Fire Department, the first accident happened around 5:45 p.m. in Graham. There was a total of nine accidents, seven going west and two going east on the interstate from exits 147 and 153 in Alamance County.
Woman reacting to traffic backup on I40 w. pic.twitter.com/zsluAHCvM8— Tim Pulliam (@TimABC11) March 14, 2016
The cause of the accidents are still under investigation, but there were severe storms moving through the area at the time. The interstate finally reopened shortly before 11 p.m.