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Two taken to hospital after accident on I-40 Saturday morning

An accident on I-40 is tying up traffic in the westbound lanes near the Northeast Cape Fear River. (Source: Raycom Image Bank) An accident on I-40 is tying up traffic in the westbound lanes near the Northeast Cape Fear River. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

Two people were taken to the hospital Saturday after an accident on I-40 involving two trucks.

Part of the interstate shut down near the New Hanover and Pender County line as a result of the accident.

According to NC Highway Patrol Trooper Neil Troutmen, the westbound lanes were closed due to oil and gasoline that leaked onto the roadway.

The names and conditions of those taken to the hospital was not released.

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