A tractor-trailer crash closed all three lanes of Business 40 westbound near the Fifth Street exit shortly before 1 p.m. Monday.

Minor injuries are reported and the tractor-trailer has spilled some cargo, Winston-Salem police said. It wasn't immediately clear what cargo the truck was carrying.

N.C. DOT tweeted that traffic near Mile Marker 8 and Reidsville Road is being detoured. Traffic was being rerouted via the Reidsville road on-ramp. Drivers are asked to use Interstate 40 or another route. The highway is expected to be closed for several hours, police said.

Check with the Journal for details as they become available.