UPDATE: Leland man dies after being pinned between burning vehicles on I-40
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:43am.

videoOne person is dead after being pinned between two burning vehicles and two others hurt after a crash last night on I-40 in Pender County.

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Man arrested in hit and run accident that severed passenger's arm
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:10am.

videoA Wilmington man is behind bars under a $100,000 bond after police arrested him on a warrant from Johnston County. Last month police say Brad Venticinque,31, was driving west on I-40 when he hit the median, overcorrected and hit a guard wire severing the arm of his passenger Zachary Hunter, 19, also of Wilmington.

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Tanker carrying asphalt hits tractor mowing I-40 median
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:37pm.

videoA tractor-trailer carrying about 10,000 gallons of liquid asphalt collided with a tractor mowing a highway median this afternoon near mile marker 396 on Interstate 40 West, said Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins.

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Bond reduced for Kure Beach man accused of hit & run deaths
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 4:15pm.

video The charges and bond have been reduced for a Kure Beach man accused of a hit and run on I-40 last night that killed two Good Samaritans.

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'I-40 Challenge' ends with no deaths on interstate
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:41pm.

videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol says an effort to make I-40 safer from coast to coast during Thanksgiving ended with no deaths on the interstate, which stretches more than 2,500 miles from Wilmington to Barstow, CA.

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NC troopers to patrol I-40 during holiday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 8:49am.

Motorists using Interstate 40 will see a significant presence from the NC Highway Patrol during the Thanksgiving holiday. The patrol is joining its counterparts across the nation in a campaign focused solely on I-40.

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I-40 closed in TN after deadly crash involving church bus from NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 2:40pm.

All lanes of Interstate 40 in Jefferson County were closed Wednesday afternoon due to a deadly crash involving an overturned passenger bus. Crews on the scene say it was a church bus on the way from North Carolina.

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Work on I-40 bridge will mean detour next week
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 1:06pm.

Work on the I-40 bridge in Castle Hayne will mean a detour for drivers starting this weekend. Beginning Friday NC Department of Transportation crews will begin maintenance work on the I-40 East bridge near mile marker 414 weather permitting.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Woman recovers after I-40 crash
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 2:22pm.

videoA woman is still in the hospital after an accident that shut down I-40 yesterday.

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FIRST ON 3: Good samaritan comforts victim of crash that closed I-40
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:39pm.

video Emergency workers had to use the jaws of life today to pry a woman from her car. The crash in Pender County closed down I-40 this afternoon for almost an hour near mile marker 401, but a good samaritan showed up just in time to help save the day.

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