WILLARD, N.C. (WECT) – Two people were hospitalized after a car accident Wednesday morning in Willard.
According to North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident happened just before 7 a.m. on US-117 near the cross street of Jonestown Road.
Officials say a pickup truck collided with a passenger vehicle after the truck failed to yield while making a left turn. The man driving the pickup truck was ejected from the vehicle. He was charged with failure to yield and failure to wear a seat belt.
The passengers from both vehicles were transferred to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Their condition is unknown.
US-117 was closed in both directions for multiple hours Wednesday morning due to the wreck, but the scene is now clear.
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