Sunday, January 16, 2022
Tractor-Trailer Rolls Onto Passenger Vehicle Near Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

Tractor-Trailer Rolls Onto Passenger Vehicle Near Mount Olive (PHOTO GALLERY)

Late Monday morning, firefighters from Smith Chapel and an EMS unit were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle crash on NC 55 West between Shady Grove Road and Old Harvey Sutton Road. The crash involved an SUV passenger vehicle and an overturned 18-wheeler log truck. Luckily, no one was seriously injured in this crash. Both of the patients in the car received assistance in getting out of their vehicle and were taken to the hospital by EMS to be checked out for injuries. The driver of the truck remained on the scene. Both vehicles were heading west on NC 55 when the collision occurred in a curve. A third vehicle may have been the cause of the accident but left the scene. Smith Chapel firefighters set up traffic control through the accident scene while the State Highway Patrol investigated the crash.

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