Car And Truck Collide At NC 42 And NC 96

A black pickup truck and a black Mercedes collided Friday on Highway 42 East at Highway 96 North outside of Selma.

The driver of the pickup was cited by troopers with a stop sign violation.  The Mercedes driver was transported to the hospital to be checked out.

According to a report, the intersection of Highway 42 and Highway 96 was the 28th most dangerous intersection in Johnston County in 2018.

The NC Department of Transportation is considering installing a roundabout at the intersection to reduce collisions.

Photos by John Payne