The road is back open per scanner traffic – 6:07pm
Per both scanner traffic and twitter reports expect longer delays on 421 at Watauga/Wilkes line to set up another WINGS landing zone – 5:45pm
Per scanner traffic EMS officials may be setting up a second WINGS landing zone – 5:40pm
via twitter “no traffic moving as of now. Lots of fire trucks. Two people in silver car heading up mountain hit red truck with woman in it.” – 5:40pm
via twitter “I'm at front of wreck. Traffic not moving going up mountain, letting some traffic down mounatin. Both cars are crushed” – 5:39pm
421 at the Wilkes/Watauga line will be SHUT DOWN to allow Wilkes to set up a WINGS landing zone per scanner – 5:28pm
Expect delays on 421 at Watauga/Wilkes county line due to a wreck at the bottom of the mtn Watauga EMS has been dispatched to help with WINGS landing zone.
Getting twitter report (@wataugaroads) “head in collision near The bottom of The MTN on 421 N. traffic backed up on both sides of 421.” – 5:22pm