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Vass police officer involved in head-on collision

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VASS, N.C. -

Two people were injured Tuesday night in Moore County when a car slammed head-on into a Vass police cruiser.

The Vass Police Department received a call regarding a careless and reckless driver heading northbound in the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 1 near Vass, according to officials. An officer responded and spotted the car heading the wrong way on the road and stopped his cruiser and put on the blue lights.

The car then hit the officer's cruiser head-on. The Vass officer was taken to Moore Regional Hospital and released. The female driver of the other vehicle was taken by Duke LifeFlight to UNC Hospitals.

The condition and identity of the woman has not been released. Authorities believe she may have had a medical problem before the wreck.

 

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