Friday, May 27, 2022
Car Collides With 18-Wheeler On Indian Springs Rd. (PHOTO GALLERY)

Car Collides With 18-Wheeler On Indian Springs Rd. (PHOTO GALLERY)

(GDN) — Around 6:30 Tuesday night, firefighters from Indian Springs and Mount Olive, along with several Wayne County EMS units, were dispatched to an accident involving a passenger car and an 18-wheeler on Indian Springs Road just east of Stanley Chapel Church Road. The accident was called in by a State Highway Patrol officer that was in the area and came upon the crash moments after it occurred. One of the passengers was thought to be ejected from the car, and the driver was pinned in. Firefighters from both departments worked together to free the driver from the vehicle. Both the driver and passenger were taken to the hospital with injuries. The driver of the log truck remained on the scene and wasn’t injured in the crash. The log truck was reportedly heading west on Indian Springs Road and had stopped while attempting to back into a driveway. That’s when the passenger vehicle heading east crashed into the side of the trailer. Several Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies assisted with traffic control at the scene The accident is being investigated by the State Highway Patrol.

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