Highway 701 Reopens Following Collision

FOUR OAKS – Highway 701 South has reopened following a serious two vehicle collision. The 4:05pm Saturday crash occurred on Highway 701 South at Strickland’s Crossroads Road. A white passenger car and black SUV collided at the intersection.

Two ambulances transported patients to Sampson Regional Medical Center and one ambulance transported a patient to WakeMed in Raleigh.

The collision shutdown Highway 701 for more than an hour. The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office responded and assisted with a traffic detour. The State Highway Patrol is investigating the cause.

The Strickland’s Crossroads Fire Department also responded.

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  1. Thank God Strickland’s Crossroads were having their BBQ plate sale for the fire department! Everyone was right there within seconds when it happened.

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