SHALLOTTE, NC (WECT) - One person was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with serious injuries after a two-vehicle wreck on Monday.
One lane of US 17 North and South was blocked at Red Bug Road and Ocean Highway in Shallotte, according to Chief David Robinson with Coastline Rescue. A person involved in the crash had to be extricated from a vehicle before being taken to NHRMC. Six other people declined to be transported for medical care.
Shortly before 9 p.m., Trooper King with the state Highway Patrol said the road was reopened. King said the driver of the pickup truck involved in the wreck is charged for running a stop sign. The pickup truck driver is also the person who was transported to NHRMC.