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Tractor-trailer crashes into ditch, injuring driver

By WCTI Staff
Published On: May 30 2013 11:31:44 PM CDT
Updated On: May 31 2013 08:48:03 AM CDT

A tractor-trailer pulling an empty log trailer crashed into a ditch, sending the driver to a hospital, investigators said.

According to investigators, the tractor-trailer was traveling on Highway 70, near Wyse Fork Road in Jones County, when the vehicle crossed the center median and ended up in the ditch. The accident happened at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, officials said. A name and condition were not released

The wreck is still under investigation.