Driver hospitalized after tractor-trailer wreck in Wilkes County

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(Courtesy: Wilkes EMS)

WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — A man was injured in a tractor-trailer wreck in Wilkes County on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Wilkes EMS, emergency crews responded to Red White and Blue Road in Wilkes County in reference to a tractor-trailer off the road.

Crews arrived to find the tractor-trailer down an embankment.

The driver was treated, prepared for transport and moved back up the embankment. He was flown to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center by AirCare.

The identity of the driver has not been released.