Thursday, April 05, 2007

Rescue Worker Injured In Collision With Tractor Trailer

A rescue worker was seriously injured after her van collided with a tractor trailer Thursday morning on Highway 210 in western Johnston County . The Highway Patrol said a minivan pulled into the path of a semi at the intersection of NC210 and Old Fairgrounds Road around 7am. 50-210 Firemen had to cut the doors off the van to remove the 25-year-old woman, who was trapped inside for about 15 minutes. The victim, who works as an EMT with the 50-210 Fire Department, was airlifted from the scene. Her name was not immediately released.
The driver of the semi, Barry Ellis of Raleigh , was not injured. Photo courtesy The Daily Record


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