Driver Crashes Into Tractor Trailer

The driver of a black Cadillac was injured after running into the back of a tractor trailer Friday morning. The accident happened on the US 70 Clayton Bypass near Ranch Road.

The Cadillac was headed eastbound when it ran under the eastbound truck pinning the driver in the car.

The Clayton Fire Department arrived and extricated the victim within minutes. The driver was rushed to Wake Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

The NC Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.

Photos by John Payne