Accident Injures Highway Patrol Trooper

An early morning accident sent two people and a state highway patrol trooper to the hospital Saturday. Law enforcement officials say a three car accident involving a highway patrol trooper sent several people to the hospital with injuries. It happened around 9:45 just West of Kinston on H-S Highway 70 on Falling Creek drive in Lenoir County. Lawmen tell WITN emergency crews and fire officials were called to the scene of the crash. It is not yet know what caused the collision.