A 16 year old has been charged in a wreck that caused the vehicle she collided with to flip over.
Highway Patrol Trooper A. Bowen says Allyson Wynn of Greenville didn't see a pickup truck coming in the opposite direction of her as she tried to turn off Highway 264 onto Rams Horn Road in Pitt County this morning. Bowen says Wynn's Mazda 6 ran into the pickup truck's driver side door. The accident was reported just after 8 a.m. Wednesday.
The driver of the Chevy Silverado, 31-year-old Teresa Acosta of Greenville, was injured and taken to Vidant Medical Center. Trooper Bowen says Acosta's injuries are not life-threatening.
Wynn is charged with failure to yield, and Acosta was charged with driving without a license.
The westbound lanes of Highway 264 were shut down for about 90 minutes because of the wreck.
An accident closed down part of a major highway in Pitt County for about an hour this morning. At least one person was injured, according to the Highway Patrol.
Westbound traffic for Highway 264 between Washington and Greenville was being diverted at Old Pactolus Road. As of 9:30 a.m., traffic was flowing again.
The accident happened around 8:00 a.m. at Highway 264 and Rams Horn Road. Traffic heading east on Highway 264 is not impacted.
A woman who came upon the accident before rescue crews arrived says it involved an SUV and a sedan. The SUV ended up on its top in the left lane of the highway.
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