Driver transported to hospital after single-vehicle crash on I-240

Photo credit: Asheville Fire Department

One person was transported to Mission Hospital with serious injuries Tuesday morning after a single-vehicle crash on I-240 in Buncombe County.

Christina Hallingse with the Asheville Police Department says the crash happened at around 11 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lane of I-240 near the Highway 74A exit. The driver of the vehicle lost control and struck a guard rail, causing the vehicle to roll over.

The driver was the only person in the vehicle, and was transported to Mission Hospital with “serious” but non-life threatening injuries.

As of noon on Tuesday, all lanes have reopened.

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