WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash involving a Ford Explorer and semi-truck.
Dispatch says they were notified of the accident by an employee at the State Port, who saw it on a surveillance camera. It happened around 2:30 p.m.
Our crew at the scene says the Explorer was traveling on Shipyard Boulevard towards the State Port when it crashed into a semi-truck turning left from Burnett Boulevard onto Shipyard. The SUV slid underneath the center part of the semi. The 18-wheeler was transporting a concrete bridge railing with an NC Department of Transportation sign on it.
Our crew says the driver of the Explorer walked away from the scene with only a few scratches. The driver of the semi was not injured.