Injuries Reported In Serious Accident

A serious accident sent several people to the hospital Friday afternoon. Two cars collided on Highway 301 North of Four Oaks at Forest Hills Drive.
Four-Oaks-Accident-1-29-16-2Two occupants in a Ford Taurus were pinned in the wreckage for an extended period of time until they could be cut free by members of the Four Oaks Fire Department using Jaws of Life hydraulic tools.  Firefighters had to remove both passenger side doors to remove the victims. 

Ambulances then transported the injured to the hospital. There was no immediate word on the conditions of the victims.

Four Oaks Police are investigating the accident.

Northbound lanes of US301 were shut down until the accident was cleared. WTSB Photos