Several Injuries In I-95 Accident

Highway Patrol says both southbound lanes of I-95 in Halifax County are back open following an accident Monday night.

The accident happened at mile marker 161 and a half right around 7:30 p.m.

Few details are known about the incident, but we're told it involved a pickup truck and five people were injured. Three were transported by medical helicopter.

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  • by TL Location: Raleigh, NC on Mar 15, 2011 at 06:48 AM
    I was so glad other motorists were willing to help us move the victims from the burning wreckage last night. With the extent of their injuries and the speed with which that fire consumed the truck a group effort was certainly needed.
  • by Vicky Location: Virginia on Mar 15, 2011 at 02:54 AM
    It was a horrible accident, we actually saw the Life Flight land on the interstate. After seeing the vehicle prayers go out to the occupants, they will definitely need our prayers.
  • by SJ on Mar 14, 2011 at 08:33 PM
    "The best way to get hurt is to try and do the speed limit on this wanna be Autobahn." Then keep up with traffic and keep the accidents from happening. Often times accidents on 95 are caused by a chain reaction of sudden braking because of some slowpoke just putt-putting along. If you want sightsee, US-301 is still there for you to use.
  • by Frank Sinatra Location: Heaven on Mar 14, 2011 at 06:20 PM
    If you have ridden on I 95 lately this is no shock. The best way to get hurt is to try and do the speed limit on this wanna be Autobahn.

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