Truck Accident Injures Two

Firefighters had to cut the roof off a pickup truck to remove two people injured in a crash Friday.

The accident happened around 10:30 AM on Highway 42 East, near the intersection of Highway 96, north of Selma.

The truck ran off the roadway and crashed into a deep culvert filled of water.

After firemen removed the occupants from the truck, the victims were treated at the scene by paramedics from Johnston County EMS before being taken by ambulance to Wake Medical Center.

The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. The NC Highway Patrol is investigating the single vehicle accident.