NEW INFO: Mom, Baby Okay After Truck Flips

A mother and her baby escaped injuries after their pickup truck flipped over after a crash this morning in Craven County.

State troopers charged Heather Robertson of Vanceboro with reckless driving after the crash on Macedonia Church Road around 9:20 a.m.

Witnesses say the mother got distracted and the truck went off the road, through a ditch and then flipped over. The crash took out two mailboxes which were just replaced a couple of months ago after another accident.

A neighbor heard the crash and used a brick to break out the truck's rear window so they could get the baby out first, then the mom.

The 26-year-old woman told the trooper that she was tending to her one year old when she ran off the right shoulder of the road and lost control.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 131216654 -
Gray Television, Inc.