Head-On Highway Crash In New Bern Injures Four

A head-on highway crash in New Bern sent four people, including a child, to the hospital Tuesday night.

Captain Ben Lewis with New Bern Police told WITN around 9 p.m. Tuesday, a car heading west along Highway 70 on the Trent Road overpass crossed over into the east-bound traffic lanes and hit another car head-on.

There was one person in the west-bound car, and three in the car that was hit. All four were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Lewis.

A stretch of Highway 70 between Glenburnie Road and the Pembroke exit was shut down for nearly two and a half hours as crews cleaned up the wreck site.

The road was reopened at 11:40 p.m., according to the NCDOT.

Police said they are not releasing the names of those involved, citing an on-going investigation, but said charges are pending as they continue to figure out what caused the west-bound car to cross over into oncoming traffic.


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