BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Everyone involved in a three-car crash Saturday afternoon outside of Southport is expected to be okay, according to the State Highway Patrol.
The crash closed River Road near the access to Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point for several hours, but first responders said the accident was not very serious.
"It was more of a mess, really," said Sgt. Hardee with Highway Patrol.
He said vehicle traveling south on River Road rear-ended the car in front of it, pushing the lead vehicle across the center line.
Dispatchers at Brunswick County 911 Center said Saturday that three people were taken to the hospital.
Hardee added Sunday that everyone involved was conscious at talking at the scene of the accident.
The road reopened at about 6:00 p.m., with the initial 911 call happening closer to 3:30 p.m.
One of the drivers will be cited, according to Hardee.
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