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2 taken to hospital after accident on I-40

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The accident happened on I-40 near mile marker 420. The accident happened on I-40 near mile marker 420.

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – An accident involving a truck with a utility trailer attached blocked traffic on I-40 heading into Wilmington just after lunchtime Thursday.

According to troopers with Highway Patrol, 25-year-old Ron McKee was driving the Ford F250 truck on the highway and made a U-turn at mile marker 403.

Allison Knight, 33, was driving a Honda Accord behind McKee and hit the rear of the trailer. The car hit the median, flipped over and landed on its left side.

Knight was taken to the hospital by Airlink and troopers believe she is in stable condition.

McKee was also taken to the hospital, but has since been released.

Charges in the accident are pending.

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