• September 12, 2023

One Injured in Fiery Truck Accident on Interstate 85 in Salisbury, NC

Salisbury, NC — August 8, 2023, one person was injured in a fiery single-vehicle truck accident around 9 p.m. on Interstate 85 in Salisbury.

Investigators report the victim's semi-truck was pulling two pup-trailers when for some reason the truck collided with the highway concrete median and caught fire. A passing police officer pulled the reportedly unconscious truck driver from the semi-truck cab before the flames fully engulfed the vehicle.

Officials say the truck driver later gained consciousness and medical first responders transported him via ambulance to a medical center.

The severity of the driver's injuries was not released, and investigators have not released what factors led up to the accident.

One Injured in Fiery Truck Accident on Interstate 85 in Salisbury, NC
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