****UPDATE: DOT officials reported all lanes of I-40 eastbound reopened just before 3 p.m. Wednesday.****
All eastbound lanes of I-40 are closed in western Orange County Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle crash.
North Carolina Department of Transportation officials said just after 1 p.m. that all of the lanes are closed around mile marker 160 near Mt Willing Road in Efland. The closure is before the split of I-40 and I-85.
The Orange Rural Fire Department tweeted just before 1 p.m. that it had been dispatched to the area in relation to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.
There is no word on the extent of any injuries at this time or how long the interstate will be closed.
Photo via North Carolina Department of Transportation