SELMA – A collision involving two vehicles Saturday night sent three people to the hospital with serious injuries.
The crash was reported just before 9:30pm on Highway 42 East at Thanksgiving Fire Department Road. The intersection has been the scene of numerous accidents in recent months.
A minivan and passenger car collided at the intersection. The impact caused the minivan to overturn, pinning the driver inside. The passenger car was sent off the roadway, trapping two people in the vehicle.
Johnston County EMS transported the three injured people to Wake Med in Raleigh. The Thanksgiving Fire Department and Archer Lodge Fire Department extricated the patients and provided traffic control.
The intersection was closed for more than an hour before reopening.
The State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.