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Driver in critical condition after 5-vehicle crash


A multiple car crash on Plank Friday afternoon has at least one person in critical condition, according to Zachary Police Chief David McDavid.

The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. when a truck going northbound on Plank Road turned onto Hwy 64 and was clipped slightly on the rear end by a grey vehicle. The vehicle went into oncoming traffic and hit another truck which spun the grey vehicle around until it hit another vehicle which in turn struck a vehicle behind it.

The wreck involved a total of five vehicles. Chief McDavid said the driver of the grey vehicle is in critical condition.

The drivers of the other vehicles were also injured, but no word yet on the extent of their injuries.

The case is under investigation. Chief McDavid said charges could be possible.

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