Officials: Four injured in Davidson Co. wreck with tractor-trailer

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Officials said four people were hospitalized after an apparent head-on collision with a tractor-trailer Saturday on US 64 East near Hwy 109 in Davidson County.

North Carolina State Trooper R.T. Simmons said the wreck occurred around 2 p.m. when a Nissan passenger car collided with a tractor-trailer near the Randolph County line.

Officials said the car was headed east on US 64 and the tractor-trailer was headed west. The car ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and went left, running into the tractor-trailer, authorities said.

Officials said all four people in the car were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, three of them with serious injuries and one with critical injuries.

The identities of the victims were not released as of Saturday night, but officials said the driver was 32 years old and the passengers were 10, 6 and 4. The one person in the tractor-trailer was not injured, authorities said.

Investigators said speed and alcohol are not being considered factors. Authorities said charges are pending, but did not say against whom.