Car Accident Sends Driver to Hospital

Photo Courtesy: Chris Meritt
Photo Courtesy: Chris Meritt

PENDER COUNTY -- An accident in Pender County Thursday morning sent one driver to the hospital.

The accident happened on Highway 421 North near Johnson's Corner just before 10:00 a.m.

A highway patrol officer says a red pickup truck rear-ended a tractor-trailer.

The driver of a pickup was sent to the hospital with serious injuries, while the driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

Reported by Nicole Ferguson