Rainy Crash Closes Highway 33

A busy highway in Pitt County was closed down this afternoon after authorities say rain caused a two vehicle crash.

Highway 33, near the intersection with Penny Hill Road, was shut down due to the wreck.

Witnesses say one vehicle headed westbound hydroplaned and crossed into oncoming traffic. An eastbound car t-boned the oncoming car.

Drivers of both vehicles were taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.


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  • by FedUp! Location: Pitt on Jul 27, 2011 at 06:34 AM
    There's no need to point blame to anyone. I drove up on this wreck Two people were seriously injured so please send prayers not criticism!!!!
  • by Tan on Jul 27, 2011 at 04:43 AM
    Instead of criticizing the authorities, how about doing something positive like sending up prayers. You never know when it may be one of your loved ones who makes a "bad decision"!!!! I am continuing to pray for the victims and their families! May God comfort them in their time of need.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 26, 2011 at 09:55 PM
    How about "Rain was a factor"
  • by Data Man on Jul 26, 2011 at 04:29 PM
    You people know so much about wrecks! To frank and retired trucker get over yourselves! Get a brain!
    • reply
      by Retired Trucker on Jul 28, 2011 at 03:52 AM in reply to Data Man
      You're the one without a brain, get real!
  • by Frank Sinatra Location: Heaven on Jul 26, 2011 at 03:17 PM
    Rain caused the crash? How about bad tires or excessive speed for the weather? Rain I don't yhink so.
  • by Retired Trucker Location: Trenton, NC on Jul 26, 2011 at 02:53 PM
    "authorities say rain caused a two vehicle crash." Nonsense! Weather has never caused a crash or wreck! It is the bad decisions by the one behind the steering wheel, always!
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