One man died and a woman sustained critical personal injuries after a crash in which they were ejected from their vehicle on the morning of December 3 on Interstate 40 East near Hew Hope Church Road in Hillsborough, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
The identities of the man and woman were not immediately made available and troopers are not certain which was driving. Trooper W.A. Kerr said the woman was taken to UNC Hospitals, where she was listed in critical condition.
The crash took place at about 4 a.m. and resulted in all I-40 East lanes being shut down for several hours.