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Two Semi-Trucks Crash on I-95 in Robeson County, North Carolina


July 14, 2019

ROBESON COUNTY, NC. – According to an online news report posted at spectrumlocalnews.com, two semi-trucks crashed into each other in Robeson County, North Carolina. It is not clear yet how the crash happened, but the news report indicates that two people were injured, and authorities had to clean up spilled cargo.* 

The accident took place close to U.S. Highway 74 on Interstate 95. North Carolina State Highway Patrol reports that two semi-trucks that were traveling on the interstate somehow collided with each other. It is not clear what direction the trucks were traveling or how the crash happened. 

Investigators did not report on the nature of the collision or the circumstances leading to it. Troopers responding to the scene did not identify any factors they might have been considering as contributing to the accident. 

Spectrum News reports that two people sustained injuries in the accident, and emergency responders called for a medical helicopter, which airlifted one of the victims to UNC Hospital for treatment. The injured persons were not identified by officials, and it is not clear if they were drivers of or passengers in the trucks. 

One of the trucks had reportedly been carrying a load of oranges at the time of the accident, and following the impact, the cargo spilled out onto the road and the side of the road. A photo that was taken at the scene and posted to Spectrum News’s website shows numerous boxes of fruit scattered on the interstate and nearby grass with Troopers standing among them. 

North Carolina State Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash. 

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Source:https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/charlotte/news/2019/07/10/produce-covers-interstate-after-tractor-trailers-collide

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