The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has responded to an accident involving a commercial vehicle this morning (June 3) on Interstate 40 in Catawba County. The crash occurred in the area of Mile Marker 120. Traffic was reportedly backed up between exits 118 and 123. NCDOT and first responders are assisting with a detour. Road closure is expected until approximately 12:00 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.