CHARLOTTE, NC : A person was seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Tuesday, 12th June 2018
A person was seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer in southwest Charlotte Tuesday morning.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a driver of a tractor-trailer struck a low hanging power line, knocking down several utility poles at the intersection of Steele Creek Road and Westinghouse Boulevard around 4:20 a.m.
After hitting the power line, the driver got out of his vehicle and was reportedly struck by another vehicle that was passing by, officers said. The man was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main with life-threatening injuries, MEDIC said. Police said he suffered a broken leg.
Tractor-trailer driver strikes power line, knocks down several utility poles in Steele Creek