Driver Critically Injured In Head On Crash

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DUNN – A driver was critically injured in a head on collision Tuesday in front of the Plain View Fire Station in northern Sampson County. The crash happened around 9:00am on Plain View Highway (Highway 421).

First responders found the female driver pinned in her car. Her legs were severed in the crash.

She was airlifted from a helipad at Spivey’s Corner Fire Department to WakeMed with life threatening injuries, according to The Daily Record. The driver of the tractor trailer attempted to drive off the roadway to avoid the crash but was still struck.

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State troopers are investigating the cause of the crash.