NCDOT: Vehicle crash shuts down major highway in Craven County

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -Officials say a major highway in the east will be shut down for several hours following a vehicle crash Friday night.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, US-70 in Craven County near NC 41 is closed in both directions due the crash near Cove City.

DOT says the highway was shut down just before 10:30 p.m. and is expected to remain closed until after midnight.

No information has been released on how many vehicles were involved in the crash or if there were any injuries.

WITN is working to gather more information and will update this developing story when we learn further details.