Two-car crash sends driver to hospital

By Jon Evans - bio | email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A two-car crash near the Monkey Junction area of New Hanover County Tuesday night sent a 75-year-old driver to the hospital with head injuries.

According to troopers, Roger Lee Sturbeck of Wilmington tried to make a left turn across Carolina Beach Road onto Silver Lake Drive. His car pulled in front of a pickup truck headed south, and was hit on the passenger side.

Emergency crews took Sturbeck to the hospital.  Troopers say his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. He was cited with failure to yield.

The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt.

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