Driver charged with DWI after car takes out guardrail, closes part of Concord road, officials say

There was no immediate information about possible injuries in this collision.
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 5:25 AM EDT
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CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) – Repairs continue after a car took out a guardrail on Old Airport Road in Concord.

That crash has closed Old Airport Road between Setter Lane and Crestmont Drive.

According to the city of Concord, the city’s transportation department has the road closed until crews with the North Carolina Department of Transportation can come and inspect the damage and make any needed repairs.

Officers on scene said a car ran off the bridge, landed in a creek and caught fire.

Concord officials said the driver of the vehicle had minor injuries and was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

According to city officials, the driver has been charged with driving while intoxicated.

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