Accident Sends Four People to the Hospital

JANUARY 8, 2006 --  A collision in Wilmington sent four people to the hospital and caused a truck to go up in flames.

The accident happened around 7:00 Sunday evening near the intersection where Dawson Street and Oleander Drive merge. Police say a pick-up truck driven by Francisco Santiago caught on fire after it struck a mini-van carrying four people.

Everyone in the van was taken to the hospital. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Police say Santiago ran a red light as he was heading east on Dawson. He was not hurt in the accident.