Traffic Alert: Accident Closes Kenansville Road

Highway 24 business in Kenansville is closed in both directions because of an accident.

The accident happened around 1:30 at the intersection of Routledge and Williams Street when police say a woman fell asleep at the wheel and smashed into a utility pole.

That utility pole is damaged resulting in the closure of Highway 24 business through at least 8:00 p.m.

Authorities say the woman was taken to the hospital. Her condition isn't known at this time.