Three Children, Three Adults Hurt In Head-On Crash

Six people, including three children were injured in a head-on crash Thursday morning in Lenoir County.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 7:40 a.m. on Wheat Swamp Road near North Lenoir High School.

Troopers say Joshua Tyson was charged with driving left of center and driving with a revoked license. They say the 19-year-old's vehicle swerved to avoid traffic stopped ahead of him and struck an oncoming vehicle driven by Nikole Scott. Scott and three children in her vehicle, ages 3, 7 and 8 years old, were all hurt. Tyson and a passenger in his vehicle were also injured.

All six people were taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital with what troopers say are non-life threatening injuries.


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