BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A teenage boy was hit by an SUV, after he ran out of a Haunted House on Saturday night, according to witnesses.
The crash happened around 11:45 p.m. on N.C. 211 close to the railroad crossing at Abbottsburg and east of Twisted Hickory.
When troopers got to the scene, they said the teen was lying in the roadway in front of an SUV.
The teen, who was around 14 or 15 years old, was airlifted to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Troopers said he was stable and is expected to survive.
Witnesses told troopers the teenager ran out of the Clarkton Haunted House into the roadway, which was about 175 yards away from the house.
One witness said he was running from someone that was wielding a chainsaw.
Troopers have not confirmed that detail at this time.
A statement by a Clarkton Haunted House Spokesperson was posted on Bladen Online, it reads:
Highway Patrol troopers said the driver of the SUV will not be charged.