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Critically Injured Truck Driver Found Lying In Median


At approximately 3:15 a.m. on Wednesday, a motorist spotted a person lying in the median along Goldsboro Road at I-95 north of Eastover, North Carolina.

When police arrived, they found 46-year-old Swift truck driver Wael Wael lying, unconscious in the median.

Debbie Tanna, Cumberland County public information officer, told CDLLife that the driver’s truck was parked nearby.  When authorities searched the truck, they found that the keys were still in the ignition and the driver’s cell phone and belongings appeared to be untouched.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department believes that Wael, is the victim of assault.  Wael sustained severe injuries to the head and was taken to a local hospital.  He is currently listed in critical condition.

The Cumberland Count Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help with investigation.  Please call 910-323-1500 if you have any information about the crime.  

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