A two vehicle accident shut down a section of Highway 42 east of Clayton for nearly two hours Tuesday morning.
The collision occurred at 5:45am on Highway 42 at King Road near Atkinson Milling Company.
A blue Mercury Sable and black Jeep collided at the intersection. The driver of the Mercury was taken to the hospital for treatment of possible serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Traffic was detoured around the accident scene for nearly two hours until the wreckage could be cleared.
The Antioch Fire Department, Kenly Fire Department and Johnston County EMS responded to the scene. Photos by John Payne