Heavy rains cause SUV to hydroplane, crash on I-95 in Cumberland County

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Monday, July 3, 2023
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One person was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon after their vehicle hydroplaned off I-95.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon after their vehicle hydroplaned off I-95.

According to the NCSHP troopers at the scene, a Chevy Tahoe was traveling southbound on I-95 when it hydroplaned in the heavy rain and hit a construction site jersey barrier. The SUV then crossed both southbound lanes and down an embankment before rolling and hitting a set of trees.

A woman driving the vehicle was taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital with serious injuries.