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Three People Injured in Vehicle Crash in Catawba County, North Carolina

January 27, 2019

CATAWBA COUNTY, NC. – According to an online news story published at, three people were injured January 20 in a vehicle crash in Catawba County, North Carolina. Little information about the circumstances of the crash has been reported, and the victims have not been identified.* 

The accident occurred on the afternoon of January 20 on Slanting Bridge Road in Catawba County. At approximately 2 p.m., a truck hauling a utility trailer was traveling northbound on Slanting Bridge Road. At some point along the road, the driver of the truck crossed over the centerline and traveled into the southbound lane of travel. The truck then crashed into a southbound vehicle.

The make and model of neither vehicle were reported. It is not clear why the driver of the truck crossed over the centerline and into the opposite lane of travel. Authorities did not provide any potential explanations or lines of investigation.

The driver of the truck was seriously injured, and emergency crews transported him or her to a nearby hospital. The truck driver has not been identified, and his or her medical condition is not known. It does not appear any passengers were in the truck. 

Two people inside the other vehicle also sustained serious injuries and received emergency transport to a hospital. It is not clear whether these were the only two occupants of the vehicle. They have not been identified, and their current conditions are also not known. 

The Catawba County Highway Patrol responded to the scene and is investigating the accident. No further information has been released at this time. 

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