Collision On Highway 42 Injures Two

The drivers of two vehicles were injured during a serious crash on Highway 42 in Johnston County on Wednesday.

Around 8:40am, a silver passenger car is believed to have ran a stop sign on Creech Church Road and was t-boned by a white minivan traveling eastbound on Highway 42 in the Antioch community. After the impact the car overturned in a group of trees. The minivan came to rest in a ditch.

The minivan driver was taken to Johnston Medical Center in Clayton for minor injuries. The driver of the car was transported to Wake Medical Center for possible serious injuries.

Johnston County EMS, the Antioch Fire Department and the NC Highway Patrol responded to the scene. Photos by John Payne