2 seriously injured, including Wake County deputy, in 2-vehicle crash

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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A Wake County deputy was involved in a serious crash with another vehicle.

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Wake County deputy and another driver were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday.

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The wreck happened at Fayetteville Road near Old Stage Road. US 401 is closed in both directions while emergency crews work the scene.

The deputy and the other driver were taken to WakeMed with serious injuries.

On Wednesday, ABC11 learned the deputy involved is John Patrick Carlisle, a seven-year veteran of the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

Carlisle suffered a broken femur and was undergoing surgery Wednesday.

The deputy's SUV was a K-9 unit. His canine partner was not injured in the crash, the sheriff's office told ABC11.

The other vehicle involved was a BMW sedan.

The State Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation.

The roadway reopened after several hours.

ABC11's Josh Chapin contributed to this report.