NCDOT: I-26 west reopened near Asheville following crash

Crash on I-26 west near Asheville
Crash on I-26 west near Asheville(NCDOT)
Published: Nov. 1, 2022 at 9:09 AM EDT
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)responded to a crash that shut down parts of I-26 west near Asheville Tuesday morning.

The crash happened just beyond Airport Road at 8:21 a.m. and is expected to be reopened by 10 a.m., according to NCDOT.

Officials said multiple cars were involved in the crash.

NCDOT released the following detour for drivers:

  • Drivers are encouraged to take exit 40, or Airport Road.
  • Turn right onto Airport Road and follow to US 25 north.
  • Follow US 25 to I-40 west and continue to I-40 west to exit 47.
  • Follow NC 191 north to re-access I-26 west.

As of 9:67 a.m., this part of the interstate has been reopened.

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