HALIFAX COUNTY -

Both lanes of I-95 North at mile marker 160 in Halifax County are closed after an accident occurred Friday just after midnight.

The crash involved eight vehicles and a bear. Troopers said a drunk truck driver plowed into vehicles that were stopped on the road. The truck driver was taken to the Halifax County Jail.

The lanes reopened around 5:45 a.m., but traffic is still delayed.

Motorists should use the following detour route: I-95 North to Exit 154 (N.C. 481 West) to N.C.4 North to N.C. 561 East back to I-95 North.  

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