Troopers: 2 adults, 3 kids injured in Pitt County accident

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A morning two-car accident in Pitt County sent two adults and three children to Vidant Medical Center.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened around 8:30 a.m. Monday on N.C. 903 South near Frog Level Road.

Troopers tell 9 On Your Side a black SUV was traveling south when the vehicle crossed the center line and hit an oncoming SUV head on. Highway Patrol said both cars then spun out of control. Troopers said the SUV hit also struck a tree.

The Highway Patrol said it appears the SUV that crossed the center lane was carrying three children and an adult, while the other car had one person inside at the time of the accident.

Troopers said all five people were transported to Vidant Medical Center. NC Highway Patrol said there were some significant injuries in the accident.

Highway Patrol said the road was blocked off for about and hour and half while crews worked to clear debris from the road. The road was reopened around 11 a.m.

The accident is still under investigation.

 

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