• Man suffers burns in Union Co. crash


    UNION COUNTY, N.C. - A Union County crash sent a man to the hospital with burns on nearly half his body.

    Troopers said four people were speeding in a truck on Griffith Road when they went down an embankment late Sunday.

    The truck flipped and caught fire in a driveway. That homeowner helped pull everyone out of the vehicle.

    Everyone survived, but the driver suffered serious burns.

    Troopers said he will face several charges, including driving while impaired.

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