Crash Closes NC42

Accident-42W-3A two car accident sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night and closed NC 42 between Guy Rd and Amelia Church Rd for more than an hour.

It happened on NC 42 West at Wexford Drive/State Avenue just after 10 pm when two vehicles collided and one hit a power pole.  Town of Clayton Fire, Police and Public Power responded immediately to the scene.

The two drivers involved were transported to Johnston Health of Clayton with minor injuries by Johnston County EMS.  Both were treated and released. 

Wires at the top of the pole were knocked loose and it was determined the lines belonged to Duke Energy and they responded for repairs. 

Clayton Police cited Jessica Hunter Brigman, 17, for failure to yield the right of way. The other driver Bryce Ellis Holdford, 19, was not charged. Photos