Woman Airlifted From Accident Scene

The Highway Patrol says a woman from Trenton was airlifted from an accident scene after she drifted across the center line and hit two tree-trimming trucks.

The wreck happened on Comfort Highway in the Onslow County town of Richlands around 6 a.m. Thursday.

Trooper TW McCoy says 26-year-old Shana Philyaw sideswiped one truck and directly hit the other. Philyaw's car is totaled, McCoy said. The tree trucks had to be towed away.

Three men from one of the trucks were taken to Onslow Memorial Hospital for treatment. Trooper McCoy says Philyaw was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.



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A woman has been airlifted from the scene of an accident in Onslow County so she could receive medical attention at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.

The Highway Patrol says a car crashed with a log truck in Richlands this morning. The wreck was reported on Comfort Highway at 6:35 a.m. The trooper we spoke with was not aware of injuries other than the woman who was airlifted. He also noted her injuries did not appear life-threatening.


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