Story provided by Chapel Hill Police

CHAPEL HILL – As of 8:00 AM this morning, a traffic collision involving multiple vehicles has all Northbound lanes of Fordham Boulevard (15-501) closed near Kings Mill Road. Traffic is being detoured onto Columbia Street to Manning Drive to Fordham Boulevard to circumvent the accident scene.

***All lanes of 15-501 Fordham Boulevard opened just before 9:00 a.m. Traffic was still heavy as the buildup dissipated.

Initial reports were that seven vehicles were involved and that persons were injured in the crash. Emergency personnel are on scene treating the injured and working diligently to reopen Fordham Boulevard to traffic.

Up the minute information on the status of the road closure will be provided via the police department’s Twitter account at @ChapelHillPD.