Two Injured In Three Vehicle Accident

A serious accident has sent two people to the hospital in eastern Carolina.

According to Captain Kenneth Hardy of the Chocowintiy Fire Department in Beaufort County, the accident involved three vehicles.

It all took place at the intersection of Highway 17 and Bragaw Lane.

According to a witness at the scene--a white Ford pick up truck smashed into the back of a Mazda passenger vehicle--before hitting the back of a log truck.

The drivers of both the pick-up and the passenger vehicle were taken to Beaufort County Medical Center.

The individuals taken to the hospital have been released.


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  • by Me Location: Wilmington on Aug 15, 2009 at 08:35 PM
    I know one of the people involved in this accident. They underwent extensive testing and were released from the hospital. Very luckily, barely injured. Thank you to the local heroes who helped out.
  • by ThinBlueLine Location: Eastern NC on Aug 14, 2009 at 05:04 PM
    Geee...When are folks going to learn that WITN and other stations are not perfect. We ALL make mistakes. Yes, the wreck was at the intersection of 17 and Bragaw. Where are the comments like...Chocowinity EMS, police and fire officials did an outstanding job this morning! Or, why are folks released so soon after being involved in a major accident? Victims, follow those instructions given to you and seek help if you experience any of those signs or symptoms. Trust me! Be safe and God bless. Thanks to our local fire, police and EMS!
  • by WITN on Aug 14, 2009 at 07:36 AM
    Thanks for your input. The original information we received was Highway 33. We have changed the story to reflect Highway 17.
  • by Hello Location: Beaufort Co. on Aug 14, 2009 at 06:08 AM
    The accident was at Hwy. 17 and Bragaw Lane, not Hwy. 33. Any word on the status of those injured?
  • by Larry Location: Washington on Aug 14, 2009 at 05:47 AM
    Accident was at Bragaw and Hwy 17. WITN reporters do not know any roads in BC, because they are always reporting about G'ville and Jacksonville.
  • by CONFUSED??? Location: ENC on Aug 14, 2009 at 05:14 AM
    WITN: if the accident happened at the corner of HWY 33 and Bragaw Lane, why is HWY 17 on the footage you are showing, because Tiger and the Wilco Hess/Burger King are at the corner of Bragaw Lane and HWY 17????
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