Victims Identified After Hwy 13 Accident Monday Afternoon

Three people were rushed to the hospital after a head on collision between a pick up truck and a Honda Civic.

It happened near Speight Seed Farm Road and Highway 13 in Pitt County Monday afternoon.

A family member tells WITN the three victims are 20 year old Taniqua Mesquita of Farmville, 37 year old Fetuma Carr of Farmville, and an 11 year old boy. East Care airlifted Mesquita to the hospital while the other two were transported by ambulances. Family members say they have serious injuries but non life threatening.

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Highway 13 is now open in Pitt County, after a serious crash there late Monday afternoon.

Troopers say a Honda Civic with two women in the front and a young child in the back and a truck driven by a man were involved in the crash.

Troopers say they believe the man started to veer too far to the right, over corrected and then veered too far to the left, hitting the Honda Civic head-on.

Troopers say the driver of the Honda tried to avoid the crash but could not.

The female passenger in the Honda was seriously injured and taken to the hospital by East care helicopter. She had to be cut out of the vehicle.

The other woman and the boy in the Civic were taken to the hospital by ambulance. Troopers say the man in the truck was not seriously injured.

The accident happened near Speight Seed Farm Road and Hines Crossroads about 4:00 o'clock Monday afternoon. Highway 13 was closed for more than an hour but is now open.


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  • by Asia Location: Greenville, NC on Oct 15, 2009 at 05:53 PM
    My heart goes out to them they are like family. i had just talked to tweety i just didnt understand.. I know Tyreek was release today i dont knw the up dates on Tina or Tweety...we all are praying for them and hoping they make a fast recovery.... love yall!! *asia*
  • by Shawnda Location: Jamesville, NC on Oct 15, 2009 at 01:28 PM
    Our prayers are with you Tweety, Tina, & Tyreek. We're all praying and hoping that everything is going to be ok.
  • by D-Nice Location: Cali on Oct 14, 2009 at 06:28 AM
    Let's keep everybody on the streets and highways in prayer.
  • by Anonymous Location: greene county on Oct 14, 2009 at 06:14 AM
    this family is very important to me, i was there at the crash sight and it never cross my mind that it would be them, i did call miss.mesquite when i seen the crash because i seen them heading home when i was heading to greenville, when i found out it was them i just couldnt believe it, my heart goes out to them. they are going to be ok, god has their back and he will let no harm comes their way. i really hope the man that hit them get some kind of punishment because it was his fault, maybe he will be more careful the next time. i just thank god that they are safe, and hopefully they come home soon cause i miss them so dearly.
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