TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound lanes of U.S. 17 reopened following wreck

TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound lanes of U.S. 17 reopened following wreck
TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound lanes of US 17 blocked after wreck

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Northbound lanes on U.S. 17 have been reopened to traffic after a wreck Friday morning.

According to dispatch information, the wreck took place at approximately 7:30 a.m. near the Ocean Highway East and Hewett-Burton Road intersection and involved a semi-truck and a pickup truck.

Northbound traffic was temporarily diverted to I-140 while crews worked to clear the scene.

U.S. 17 was reopened just after 9 a.m.

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