Car collides with truck during live report on Channel 9



HICKORY, N.C. - As Channel 9 reporter Dave Faherty was live on the scene of a possible homicide on Springs Road in Hickory, he became a witness to a car crash.

While Faherty was updating viewers during Eyewitness News at 11, a car and a truck crashed right behind him.

A white car tried to steer out of the way, but slammed into a blue truck that was slowing down.  The car's front passenger side suffered major damage in the crash.

Viewers saw and heard the cars collide live on the air.

The Eyewitness Newsroom called 911 immediately to report the crash.

Faherty talked to eyewitnesses to the crash.

Both drivers were shaken up, but no one was hurt.