North Carolina

Two People Injured in Accident at I-40 in Winston-Salem, NC

September 16, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-40, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Tanker Truck, Passenger Car
Injuries Sustained

Non-life-threatening injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tanker truck and passenger car were involved in a collision

What Happened

North Carolina Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that injured two drivers at I-40 in Winston-Salem, NC on September 16th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 4:30 a.m. According to investigators, a tanker truck and passenger car headed eastbound collided when the truck side-swiped the car before veering from the road into a group of trees. The drivers of both vehicles were hospitalized with injuries described as non-life-threatening. Additional information was not immediately available.

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