Driver seriously injured after slamming car into excavator in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – One person is in serious condition after slamming their vehicle into parked construction equipment in Durham Saturday night, police said.

Area where the crash occurred (Google Maps).
Area where the crash occurred (Google Maps).

The crash happened just before 11:20 p.m. on Vickers Avenue near Yancey Street, just past the N.C. Highway 147 bridge. According to police, the driver ran their vehicle off the road on the right, went back across the road to the left and then hit a piece of construction equipment. Police said the equipment was an excavator.

The driver was last reported to be in serious condition. Police said their injuries may be life-threatening.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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