Perdue truck catches fire on US 1 in New Hill area

By Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist New Hill, N.C.[1] -- An Perdue chicken truck caught fire on U.S. Highway 1 in New Hill on Monday.

The crash occurred in the southbound lanes before 9:30 a.m. near New Hill Holleman Road, close to the Harris Nuclear Plant and Wake County Convenience Center. U.S.

1 southbound was closed in the area. Sky 5 showed the charred front of the Perdue truck and traffic at a standstill.

A witness told WRAL News at least two other vehicles were involved.

WRAL is working to learn the cause of the crash and if anyone was injured.

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