CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) - A vehicle crashed into a semi-truck Monday morning causing two fatalities.
The crash happened on Highway 70 and Business Park Drive in Statesville. US-70 eastbound is currently closed.
Highway patrol said a Blue Mercury was heading eastbound when it clipped the side of a tractor-trailer. The driver of the car continued westbound on Highway 70 when they suddenly lost control, veered left into the median and ran into an oncoming semi-truck. The two people inside the car were killed, according to highway patrol.
Highway 70 eastbound @ Business Park Drive remains closed while crews continue to clear the scene of a fatal accident involving a semi & car pic.twitter.com/nLKRuH6hXA— Brian Christiansen (@BrianFox46) February 13, 2017
We will update this story as more information becomes available.