OPERATION GRIDLOCK: Wreck shuts down Hwy 17 in Leland

(Photo: WAZE)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Traffic is backed up for drivers heading south on Highway 17 in Leland.

According to the NC Department of Transportation, a crash has shut down the southbound lanes near Zion Church Road.

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The crash happened around 10:40 a.m.

According to a post on WAZE and a viewer, a truck has overturned, so cars are being diverted onto the northbound lanes.

For drivers heading north, it isn’t smooth sailing either, the NCDOT also says one lane is closed near Hazel Branch Road because of a crash.

That accident happened at 10:44 a.m.


You are urged to find an alternate route.