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Apex man arrested after intentionally crashing vehicle on I-40

Posted June 11, 2016

— An Apex man was arrested Saturday after intentionally crashing his truck into a concrete barrier on Interstate 40.

Authorities said Matthew Juan Morrison, of 1551 Townhome Road, was traveling along Interstate 40 with a 26-year-old female when he intentionally drove from a travel lane into a concrete barrier.

Morrison was charged with first degree kidnapping, assault, possession of a fire arm and animal cruelty.

Police said a dog was also in the vehicle at the time of the collision.

According to officials, the crash stemmed from a domestic dispute between Morrison and female in the vehicle.

Neither Morrison nor the woman sustained life-threatening injuries, officials said.

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  • Janet Ghumri Jun 12, 2016
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    What was his point? I'm gonna smash up my truck, injury both of us and then cool off in jail? Glad the girl and dog are fine