WPD Cruiser involved accident update
By WECT Staff | June 14, 2021 at 5:23 AM EDT – Updated June 14 at 7:44 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A Wilmington police cruiser was involved in an accident early Monday morning.
Around 3:40 a.m., police responded to an accident near the intersection of College Road and Wilshire Boulevard.
There is significant damage to the two vehicles involved, with one catching on fire.
As of 6:40 a.m., S. College Road is clear for traffic after having a section blocked off for nearly three hours.
A bystander told the WECT crew on scene that he helped pull an individual out of the burning car, but that has not been confirmed by officials.
WECT has reached out to State Highway Patrol, who is investigating the accident, as well as to the Wilmington Police Department. Neither have provided any further information yet.
This is a developing story. Updates will be provided as soon as they are available.
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