Driver Cited After Crash Closes Northbound Highway 11 In Winterville

Northbound lanes of a busy Pitt County highway were closed down after a two vehicle accident at the lunch hour today.

The crash happened around 11: 45 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 11 and Forlines Road in Winterville.

Police say both vehicles were heading north on Highway 11 when the Ford Ranger pickup truck clipped a Toyota Camry. That sent both vehicles out of control, with the pickup truck landing on its side.

The driver of the Camry was taken to Vidant Medical Center. Winterville police cited the pickup truck driver with a safe movement violation.