Emergency crews responded Friday afternoon to multiple crashes that resulted in about a half-dozen injuries and the closure of one northbound lane of Interstate 95 just northeast of Benson.
Three crashes happened between 3 and 3:30 p.m. near the highway’s interchange with Interstate 40, according to the State Highway Patrol, though it’s unclear if they were connected. The crashes were spread between mile markers 79 and 84, the patrol reported.
A Raleigh man died Wednesday night after his car ran off the road on the westbound side of Interstate 40 in Johnston County and then flipped over the median cables and stopped on the eastbound side of the highway.
The State Highway Patrol said Ramsis Matta Soliman of 4634 Wedgewood Drive in Raleigh was near mile marker 322 at about 5:15 p.m. when his SUV went off the left side of the road, he over-corrected and went off the right side.