5 People Injured In US 301 Crash

Five people were injured in Johnston County Sunday afternoon at the same intersection a deadly crash had occurred just 2 hours and 15 minutes earlier.

A fatal motorcycle wreck occurred at 10:45am on US 301 at Bagley Road between Micro and Kenly.

Around 1:00pm, just a short time after emergency crews cleared from the scene of the fatal wreck, a black SUV and white SUV collided at the same intersection.

Five people in the SUV’s were transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the NC Highway Patrol.

Photos by John Payne