Car crashes into semi on loop 286 in Paris

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PARIS, TX-- A car, traveling south in the northbound lane on Loop 286 in Paris, crashed into a semi Tuesday afternoon.

Paris Police say just after 4 p.m. a car, driven by 23 year old Nelson Coty of Sumner, crossed a median in the 3600 block of Loop 286 and struck a semi truck pulling a trailer.

The semi attempted to swerve, but the car hit the semi trailer.

The semi driver was not hurt. The driver of the car was trapped in his vehicle and had to be freed by Paris Fire.

He was later transported by helicopter to a Plano hospital with multiple injuries.