ORANGE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man driving a tractor-trailer through Orange County is now dealing with life-threatening injuries after a crash.
At 6:29 a.m., State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on Interstate 40 eastbound near mile marker 261 in Orange County.
Zachary Gesibe Oonge, 47, of Arlington, Texas was driving a 2008 Freightliner tractor-trailer when he went off the road, down an embankment and into the woods. The tractor-trailer also caught fire.
Oonge was taken to UNC-Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Investigators still don't know the reason why the crash happened. No charges have been filed.
The eastbound on-ramp to Hillsborough Road from I-40 was closed for three hours during the investigation.