UPDATE: Pickup truck crashes into sheriff’s office car with sirens active in Wilmington

Sheriff’s office car towed after crash near major Wilmington intersection
Published: Oct. 20, 2022 at 3:31 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 20, 2022 at 5:52 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Law enforcement responded to a crash at the intersection of Shipyard Blvd and S 17th Street at around 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 20.

According to a New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office representative, two deputies were driving with their sirens active when a pickup truck driver failed to stop and collided with one of the deputies.

Nobody was injured, but the sheriff’s office did write that the Wilmington Police Department will issue a citation to the driver of the pickup truck.

The vehicle was pulled onto a tow truck at the intersection of S 17th Street and Shipyard Blvd
The vehicle was pulled onto a tow truck at the intersection of S 17th Street and Shipyard Blvd(WECT)
An incident near the intersection of Shipyard Blvd and 17th Street
An incident near the intersection of Shipyard Blvd and 17th Street(WECT)