Two injured in wreck that temporarily closed Highway 280

U.S. 280 westbound near Meadowlark Drive and Corporate Parkway was temporarily closed due to a car wreck April 8. (Contributed)

U.S. 280 westbound near Meadowlark Drive and Corporate Parkway was temporarily closed due to a car wreck April 8. (Contributed)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORTH SHELBY — Two people were injured in an April 8 car wreck that temporarily closed U.S. 280 westbound at Meadowlark Drive.

Capt. Ken Burchfield of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said the driver of an 18-wheeler and the driver of a passenger vehicle were involved in the wreck. The driver of the 18-wheeler suffered minor injuries, while the driver of the passenger vehicle had to be extricated from the wreckage and transported to a hospital.

The drivers’ identities and details about how the crash occurred weren’t immediately available.

At 2:32 p.m., the road was cleared and reopened to regular traffic. The sheriff’s office urges motorists to continue to use caution.