Cary man charged with DUI, texting in I-40 wreck
Posted May 6, 2014
Morrisville, N.C. — A 31-year-old Cary man who was under the influence of alcohol and texting while driving was responsible for a wreck early Tuesday that shut down four lanes of Interstate 40 near Airport Boulevard, state Highway Patrol officials said.
According to investigators, Damion Miller was driving his BMW sedan eastbound on I-40 when he swerved off the road and hit a service truck that was assisting a tractor-trailer that had stopped due to a flat tire.
The crash pushed the service truck into the back of the tractor-trailer, officials said. The driver of the service truck and tractor-trailer were not injured.
Miller was taken to WakeMed with minor injuries. He has been charged with DUI, texting while driving and failure to maintain a lane.
Officials reopened all lanes of I-40 East at about 2 a.m.