One person was taken to the hospital after their car ran off Highway 301 at Holts Lake Friday morning. The accident happened just before11:00am. A white Nissan was traveling northbound on Highway 301 South when the car ran off the roadway to the right just before the Holts Lake Bridge, struck a small metal pole, narrowly missed a large tree, and came to rest in the front yard of the NC Highway Patrol District Office.
The Four Oaks Fire Department and Four Oaks EMS responded to the scene. Troopers who were inside the NC Highway Patrol Office at the time of the crash also responded.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.