Eight people were injured in an accident that has slowed down traffic on one busy highway in Pitt County.
Highway 11 in Ayden was down to one northbound lane because of the crash at the intersection of Highway 102.
Ayden Fire/Rescue says a total of four vehicles were involved in the rear end collision accident.
Of the eight people hurt, three declined treatment.
Most of the injured were in a van, including two children. All of the injuries appear to be non life-threatening, according to rescuers.
Ayden police are investigating the accident.