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One seriously injured in wreck near Apex

Posted February 12, 2013 11:41 a.m. EST
Updated February 12, 2013 5:30 p.m. EST

— One person was injured Tuesday morning in a wreck near Apex.

The wreck, which involved a Ford pickup truck and a Honda Civic, happened around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Optimist Farm and Bells Lake roads.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said James Tyler Buchanan, 19, of New Hill, was driving in the Civic west on Optimist Farm Road when he ran a stop sign and struck two other vehicles.

Buchanan was taken to WakeMed with life-threatening injuries, trooper Nathan White said. He was listed in critical condition Tuesday evening.

Charges are pending, White said.