LaGrange 5-Car Pileup Tangles Traffic

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Twelve people were involved in a 5 car accident Friday afternoon in Lenoir County, and no major injuries were reported.

The pileup happened around 3:45 p.m.about 2 miles east of LaGrange on Highway 70.

The age of the people involved range from 4 to 77 years old. 28-year-old Erica Harris and 34-year-old Ahmad Waters were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The Highway Patrol says the first car was rear-ended and three more cars piled up behind it. The accident had Highway 70 down to one lane for about 45 minutes. Charges are pending.