GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) — A road rage situation on Interstate 40 led to gunshots being fired and a two-vehicle crash near Garner Saturday evening, police said.
One person was taken to a nearby hospital after the incident, which was reported just after 7 p.m. along I-40 at the U.S. 70 Business exit, according to authorities.
What triggered the road rage shooting is not known, but Garner police said gunshots were fired into a car.
That car and a motorcyclist then crashed at the U.S. 70 business exit, according to Garner police.
The car was hit by gunfire from the motorcyclist along I-40 near N.C. 42, police said.
Garner police said the motorcyclist suffered a minor injury and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The occupants of the car did not appear to be injured.
The exit where the crash happened appeared to be from I-40 westbound onto U.S. 70 Business west.