Woman dies two days after collision on U.S. 17 in Brunswick Co.
CALABASH, N.C. (WECT) - One woman has died after a two-vehicle collision on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 26 at the intersection of U.S. 17 and Calabash Road near Carolina Shores.
Philomena Ann Manturi, 79, of Calabash was reported dead on Feb. 28.
“Vehicle 1, white 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis, was traveling north on U.S. 17 in the left turn lane. Vehicle 2, silver 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis, was traveling south on U.S. 17. Vehicle 1 attempted a left turn from U.S. 17 onto Calabash Road and was struck by Vehicle 2 in the intersection,” said a NC Department of Public Safety representative.
The crash happened around 6:30 p.m.
Both drivers were transported to the hospital.
The crash is still under investigation. Those who witnessed the collision or have information pertaining to the incident are asked to contact the NCSHP at the Wilmington office at (910) 395-3917 or by dialing *hp.
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