Durham man hurt in collision with semi
The intersection of Carver and Broad streets in Durham was shut down for several hours Friday morning after a Ford Mustang slammed into the side of an 18-wheeler truck.
Durham police investigators say Steven Hall, 24, of Cherrycrest Drive in Durham ran a stop sign while driving north on Broad Street about 6:35 a.m. His car struck the side of an eastbound Freightliner truck owned by Ryder and driven by Wade Bliss, 39, of Henderson.
The truck was loaded with soft drinks, according to police spokeswoman Kammie Michael.
Hall’s Mustang was jammed under the truck’s trailer. He was trapped inside for at least 30 minutes before he could be extricated by Durham firefighters.
“Hall was conscious and alert and was transported to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries,” Michael said.
Bliss was treated at the scene for minor injuries, she said.
No charges had been filed late Friday.
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