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Officials remove car trapped under 18-wheeler on Capital Blvd.

Posted May 21

— Only minor injuries are reported after a car became wedged under a tractor trailer in Raleigh on Sunday.

Around 4:30 a.m., officials responded to a crash at a segment of US-401 (Capital Boulevard) near New Hope Church Road.

According to police, the tractor trailer traveled through the intersection and struck a car, which became trapped underneath it. Two people were transported to WakeMed.

At 7:30 a.m., officials were removing the car from under the truck. Officials temporarily closed Capital Boulevard from Spring Forest Road to Calvary Drive.

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  • Marianne Karth May 22, 10:40 a.m.
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    This crash, not far from where I live now, could easily have been much worse. See the recent side underride crash testing done by the IIHS. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrL7AUMT4To

    We lost our two youngest daughters, AnnaLeah (17) and Mary (13) in a rear underride crash on May 4, 2013. http://annaleahmary.com/