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Driver leaves scene of wreck on I-40 East in Cary

Posted September 28, 2012

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— Authorities were searching early Friday for a driver who left the scene of an accident in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Harrison Avenue. 

According to an initial investigation, the driver of a Lexus SUV left the scene after running into the back of a tractor-trailer around 3:45 a.m., Cary police said.

Authorities have contacted the registered driver of the Lexus, who lives in Burlington. It wasn't clear who was driving the car at the time of the wreck. 

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. 

No other information was released.

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  • Scubagirl Sep 28, 2012

    hmmmm, does seem as if one of her kids had the car (or someone else stole it) and ran after running under the box truck....

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Sep 28, 2012

    Had it been reported stolen???

  • debrablack22 Sep 28, 2012

    A little different version in the N&O...who would abandon a car and leav it sitting on the interstate? Must be running from the police!!

  • ims1924 Sep 28, 2012

    mac240/ I agree with you 100%.

  • Scubagirl Sep 28, 2012

    Lexus SUV=$$$

    guess he thought rules didn't apply to him.........

    that better wral?

  • mac240 Sep 28, 2012

    We need to put mandatory jail time in place for hit and run drivers!

  • LuvLivingInCary Sep 28, 2012

    yep. dui running from a blood test.

  • romneycare Sep 28, 2012

    It's so stupid to do hit and runs on the highway... There are cameras EVERYWHERE.