UPDATE: One confirmed fatality, two injured after two-vehicle wreck on US-17

UPDATE: One confirmed fatality, two injured after two-vehicle wreck on US-17
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 7:38 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 3, 2022 at 11:11 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - One person has been confirmed killed and two injured after a wreck that occurred around 5:37 p.m. on US-17 North between Brunswick Community College and Randolphville Road.

According to State Highway Patrol, the driver of one of the vehicles, a red Grand Cherokee, was killed after they crossed into the median lane while traveling southbound, and collided into the other car, a white box truck, as it was traveling northbound.

The passenger of the Cherokee sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the box truck suffered minor injuries but is in stable condition. Both were taken to NHRMC.

The scene has now been cleared.

The cause of the wreck is currently under investigation.

This is a developing story that will be updated once more information becomes available.