Car, Tractor Trailer Collide On US 70

A Thursday afternoon accident sent the driver of a red Buick to the hospital after she reportedly struck the side of a passing tractor trailer on US 70, just west of Princeton. The accident closed one lane of westbound Highway 70 for about 20 minutes.

Princeton and Pine Level fire units responded with Johnston County EMS and the State Highway Patrol.

The tractor trailer driver and his passenger wife were uninjured. They were hauling a load of napkins from Kinston to Ohio.