One critical after trailer detaches, crashes into van

The driver of the minivan was rushed to the hospital Thursday.

A person was critically injured Thursday when their minivan was struck by a trailer that came loose from another vehicle.

It happened about 2:15 p.m. on Bragg Boulevard near Pilot Avenue. Police said a 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling east on Bragg Boulevard while pulling a trailer that detached from the Jeep near the intersection.

The trailer struck a 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan that was going west on Bragg. The driver of the Dodge, who has not been named, was rushed to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and is listed in critical condition.

Fayetteville Police continue to investigate the crash.

A portion of Bragg Boulevard was closed after the accident, but the road has since reopened.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department's Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1885 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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