GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A chase led to a crash involving a tractor-trailer at Interstate 40/85 and N.C. 61, according to Master Trooper Brandon Baker.
At 11:35 a.m. Friday, troopers stopped a tractor-trailer on I-40 East near Maple Avenue after other drivers reported the vehicle being driven recklessly.
The driver, identified as Julian Colman Parsons, 28, of Lenoir, drove off from the traffic stop and a chase ensued.
The tractor-trailer crashed on N.C. 61, near the interstate, in Guilford County.
Parsons ran from the tractor-trailer and was taken into custody, Baker said.
Parsons is charged with felony speeding to elude, driving while impaired, reckless driving, hit-and-run, and additional traffic violations.
Two cars were hit by the tractor-trailer during the chase but no one was injured, Baker said.