Two-car accident in New Hanover County blocks intersection for an hour

Posted by Kristy Ondo - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A crash shut down a busy New Hanover County intersection for more than an hour Tuesday night.

It happened at Carolina Beach Road and Saunders Road just before 10:00 p.m.

State Highway Patrol troopers said a green Honda Accord pulled out in front of a white truck while leaving the Harris Teeter on Carolina Beach Road.

The truck hit the Accord, spinning both vehicles and sending the car into a ditch.

The Honda driver went to the hospital but is expected to be okay.

The truck driver was not hurt.

Troopers said the crash is still under investigation.

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