Driver facing several charges after crashing vehicle in North Carolina airport terminal
Published 9:51 am Saturday, March 11, 2023
North Carolina law enforcement officials have reported that a vehicle crashed inside a terminal at the Wilmington International Airport, but no one was injured.
Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday night to a report that a car had breached the airport’s fence and drove onto the tarmac, the agency said. The vehicle then retreated from the tarmac and was engaged by deputies before crashing through the doors and windows of a terminal and ending up inside of it, the statement said.
No one was injured, according to officials.
The driver, Tray Anthony Dvorak, 37, was charged with assault, trespassing on airport property, speeding to elude arrest, disorderly conduct and resisting a government official, the sheriff’s office said. It wasn’t immediately clear if Dvorak has an attorney.
The airport said in a statement it remained open with minimal impact to its operations.