Crash decimates semi truck, downs highway sign

Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

I-40

A two vehicle crash caused a spectacular amount of damage and will close a North Carolina interstate until this afternoon.

The incident happened in Asheville, North Carolina, around 9:15 a.m. on Friday, September 20, WLOS reports.

If at all possible avoid I-40 EB MM 53 in Asheville, NC. At least one car involved.

Posted by Sherry Stephens on Friday, September 20, 2019

Police say that a semi truck and a car were involved in a crash on eastbound I-40 near Exit 53.

The collision caused a highway sign to collapse onto the lanes of the interstate.

No injuries have been reported.

Eastbound I-40 is expected to remain closed until around 3 p.m.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.