A man ran into a bridge on Apex Barbecue Road near Evans Road in Apex around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, causing his car to go over the bridge into a creek. He was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to the Apex Police Department.
Apex Barbecue Road will be closed overnight. The bridge was damaged, and the bridge railing will be removed and replaced.
Drivers should avoid this area until it is cleared by the North Carolina Department of Transportation as safe.