Fayetteville police officer taken to hospital after wreck
Posted February 3, 2012
Fayetteville, N.C. — A Fayetteville police officer was taken to a hospital early Friday after hitting a tree near the intersection of Bailey Lake Road and Strickland Bridge Road.
Police said Officer Donnie Smith was responding to a reported burglary before 4 a.m. when he swerved to avoid a car entering the road. He lost control of his patrol car and hit the tree.
The intersection is west of downtown Fayetteville, off Raeford Road.
Smith was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical center for treatment of minor injuries.
No charges have been filed.