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Amber Alert

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Road Closed After Truck Crash in Winston-Salem

A section of Reidsville Rd. was closed Wednesday afternoon after a Ford Explorer collided head-on with a tractor trailer. The tractor trailer, which was carrying bread, erupted into flames and the trailer was completely burned. Both drivers were taken to the hospital. The driver of the Explorer was taken to Wake Forest Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Ronald Caucier, 40, the driver of the truck was not injured in the crash.

According to police, the driver of the Explorer crossed the center line of the road and hit the truck.

The portion of Reidsville Rd. between Old Belews Creek Rd. and Old Greensboro Rd. was closed in both directions for a couple of hours while the truck was removed.

The accident was reported shortly after noon on Wednesday.Source