Traffic accident overturns vehicle on Market Street

Reported by Laura Sinacori - bio|email
Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Authorities responded to a traffic accident at the intersection of Military Cutoff and Market Streets around noon Friday.

Witnesses say a black Jeep SUV was was turning left onto Military Cutoff from Market Street when the driver ran a red light.

The driver of the white Ford Explorer that was hit said she couldn't avoid the collision.

Authorities had to cut into the Jeep to get to the two passengers inside.  The male 50-year-old driver and a female 72-year-old passenger were taken to the hospital but are expected to be okay.

The driver of the Jeep was given a ticket for running the red light.

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