MVA on Interstate 40
By Chief Andy Webster
July 30, 2020

A passenger car versus a tractor trailer was the scene found when companies arrived on the scene. The driver of the car was unconscious upon arrival. The car had traveled east on the shoulder of the west bound lane before turning into the path of the westbound truck. Patient was not pinned in and was quickly treated and moved to the EMS unit. Traffic in both lanes of I-40 were closed for over an hour. Crews remained on scene until one lane could be reopened.

Units: Engine 2, Squad 1 and Chief 200
Mutual Aid: County Line Engine 1804, IMED 3, Iredell Rescue, NCSHP