Tractor-trailers carrying chicken products, corn collide on I-95 in Johnston County
Posted June 16
Kenly, N.C. — Authorities were forced to close northbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Johnston County Thursday morning due to a wreck involving two tractor-trailers.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers said the wreck happened at about 7 a.m. near Exit 106 in Kenly when a trailer carrying chicken processing parts dislodged from its cab.
A second truck traveling north on I-95 hit the side of the first truck, spilling its contents all over the highway.
Corn inside the second tractor-trailer also spilled on the highway.
Domyacht Gaines, the driver of the first truck, which is owned by Bill Patterson Trucking, of Smithfield, will be charged with failing to secure his load, troopers said.
No injuries were reported in the incident.
Authorities reopened the highway at about 12:30 p.m.