Tractor-trailer goes airborne, crashes near U.S. 52 in Lexington

LEXINGTON, N.C.– A tractor-trailer went airborne and crashed near the intersection of U.S. 52 and West Center St. Extension on Thursday evening, according to Highway Patrol.

The truck, driven by Brian Brooks, left Southbound U.S. 52, went airborne and landed on the West Center St. Extension around 7 p.m.

Credit: Larry Morrison

Credit: Larry Morrison

Biesecker Road to Rockway Drive was closed for an extended period of time due to the accident.

The road opened overnight.

Brooks was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

No other injuries were reported.

Officials have not said what caused the accident.

No other information was provided.

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