At least four people were hospitalized Monday night after troopers say one wreck spawned another in Craven County.
Troopers say a car was struck when the driver of a pickup crossed the median on Highway 70 just outside of New Bern, while cars were stopping for another wreck.
Two people in the car were hospitalized, one was airlifted.
In the initial crash, troopers say a car was turning left onto Garner road when it collided with an SUV. The driver and passenger of the car were hospitalized.
Both wrecks rerouted traffic for about an hour.
A car crash has slowed traffic on a busy highway here in Eastern Carolina.
The crash is on Highway 70, just past the airport in James City. At least one medical helicopter is flying to the scene.
Traffic in both directions on Highway 70 is being re-routed onto access roads.
WITN News has a crew on the scene and we'll have more updates as they become available.