Semi-truck overturns injuring 2 in Lillington, spills load of lumber onto Hwy 27

LILLINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two people were injured after a semi-truck overturned spilling loads of lumber on to Highway 27 on Sunday night.

A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper said a red vehicle was traveling north on Norrington Road when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign and went into the path of a westbound semi-truck. The crash resulted in the semi-truck overturning and spilling the lumber.

An ABC11 crew said the woman driving the red vehicle was taken to the hospital with "significant injuries." The semi-truck driver was also injured and taken to a hospital for treatment.

A trooper on scene said the road would be closed for a couple of hours while the lumber and semi-truck are cleaned up.

North Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.
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