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Trucker says police were wrong in NC wreck investigation 


A truck driver says that police were incorrect in their report detailing an accident involving two semi trucks and a pickup. 

The accident happened on Tuesday, January 17th in Durham, North Carolina on eastbound Interstate 40 near mile marker 278 and N.C. 55 just after 12:30 p.m. 

According to CBS 17 News, a pickup truck was getting onto the eastbound on-ramp when it struck a semi truck. Police say the collision sent the semi truck crashing into a second rig. However, a trucker involved in the incident says things happened a little differently. 

Truck driver Aaron Evans says that the two semi trucks never collided, and instead explained that the pickup hit the first rig, then skidded and bounced off of his tractor trailer. The first semi truck then went crashing into a wooded area off the highway. 

Evans told reporters that he had given investigating officers this version of the incident. Durham police did not respond to requests for more information on the incident. 

No one was hurt in the incident.


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