HP: Man gets in accident on the way to help girlfriend who was also in an accident

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A man gets hits by another car while on his way to help girlfriend who was in a separate accident.

The Highway Patrol says it happened just after midnight on NC 903 South near Frog Level Road in Winterville.

Troopers say a man driving on NC 903 S was on the phone with his girlfriend, who had been in an accident, when he noticed a stop sign. The driver ran the stop sign and ended up in a bean field.

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Courtesy: Winterville Community FD

Troopers say when the driver tried to get back on the road, he hit another an oncoming car.

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Courtesy: Winterville Community FD

 

The driver of the oncoming car was taken Vidant Medical Center with minor injuries.

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Courtesy: Winterville Community FD

Troopers say NC 903 S was closed for short time while crews removed the cars from the road.

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