NB US-1 near Tryon Road in Cary reopens after fiery wreck involving gas tanker

Wake County News

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – Northbound lanes of U.S. 1 were closed late Wednesday night after a fiery wreck involving a gas tanker truck, Town of Cary officials said.

The wreck happened around 11 p.m. when a car crashed into the back of a gas tanker truck. A spokesperson with the Town of Cary said the man driving the car that ran into the tanker was pulled from his vehicle by a passerby.

The man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the tanker was not injured, officials said.

Northbound lanes of U.S. 1 were closed just north of Tryon Road for a few hours and reopened just before 2:30 a.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

No further information has been released at this time.

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