Accidents Slow Morning Commute

Accident-Archer-Lodge-2Three early morning accidents kept emergency workers busy in Johnston County on Friday.

The first accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 42 and Highway 96. A vehicle ran off the roadway causing minor injuries to one person.

A short time later a vehicle ran off Swift Creek Road striking a tree near the entrance to the Johnston County Airport.  One person was seriously injured.

The third crash occurred on Archer Lodge Road in the Town of Archer Lodge. One person was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The NC Highway Patrol is investigating the collisions. Photos by John Payne