Man Facing Charges After Morning Crash

Troopers say a man will be charged with reckless driving after an accident shut down a Craven County road this morning.

The crash happened around 8:10 a.m. on Brice's Creek Road.

Troopers say a pickup truck, driven by Leslie Kornegay of New Bern, was southbound when it ran off the road, struck a tree and overturned.

The 66-year-old driver and his passenger, Carlos Hernandez, were taken to CarolinaEast Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed because of the accident, but has since reopened.


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Dispatchers in Craven County said a vehicle wreck near Brice's Creek Road will likely be causing a traffic back up in the area.

Officials confirmed a vehicle hit a tree and rolled over on Brice's Creek Road.

We know the Highway Patrol has been called to the scene, but no word on any injuries at this point.

Stay with witn.com as we continue to get more information on this crash.


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