5:50pm – the road is back open fully.
5:19pm – traffic on 421 in Vilas is still being detoured after a multi vehicle wreck occurred in the 2pm hour. The Watauga Democrat is reporting that one man was seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital. Two WINGS air rescue units were called to the scene to transport the injured. Officials expect the road to be fully open before 6pm.
2:45pm – wreck on Boone Mountain/421 in Vilas. Expect delays in that area.
4:16pm – Boone Mountain/421 in Vilas is not totally open back up, traffic being detoured.
5:13pm – according to officials 421 in Vilas will be closed for at least another 30 minutes due to wreck in the 2pm hour.