Man airlifted after serious accident on I-85 in Davidson Co.

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Jamestown man was seriously injured after a crash on I-85 southbound near Mile Marker 91 in Davidson County on Monday.

Trooper N.S. Varney said a tractor-trailer was traveling in the right lane “with its flashers on” around 11 a.m. when a Ford Focus traveling at an estimated 80-85 mph rear-ended the tractor-trailer.

AirCare Critical Care transported the driver of the Ford Focus to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Varney said the man suffered “serious injuries” and is currently listed in stable condition.

I-85 southbound was closed for a short period of time while crews transported the victim.

The road has since reopened.

According to Trooper Varney, the driver of the tractor-trailer “did nothing wrong,”and was not injured.

The driver of the Ford Focus was cited for careless and reckless driving. He has not been identified.

No other information was provided.