NEW INFO: Driver Charged With DWI After Head-on Collision

The driver of an SUV is charged with DWI after a head-on collision late Wednesday night in Pitt County.

The Highway Patrol say the collision happened just after 10:30 p.m. in front of the Silver Bullet, a bar that is southwest of Greenville on Highway 13.

Troopers say 20-year-old Daniel Cannon of Winterville was westbound on Highway 13 when he crossed the center line and hit another SUV head-on. That SUV turned over with two people inside.

Cannon is charged with DWI under the age of 21, careless and reckless driving and having an open container. Troopers say none of the injuries were life threatening.

Gare Stevens contacted WITN, saying he was in the SUV hit by Cannon. He says Cannon and a passenger were in a compact car.


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A head-on collision with injuries was reported late Wednesday night in Pitt County.

Dispatchers in Pitt County and with the Highway Patrol say the collision happened just after 10:30 p.m. in front of the Silver Bullet, a bar that is southwest of Greenville on Highway 13.

The Highway Patrol says injuries were reported with the crash. Dispatchers sent two EMS crews to the scene.

No information was available early Thursday about who was injured or how seriously. We will keep you posted as those details become available.


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