Car accident traps two inside, three transported to Vidant

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - A vehicle accident with a roll-over here in the east left two trapped inside their cars on the highway.

The accident happened at the 73B exit on U.S. 264 Friday afternoon.

According to the Red Oak Community Rural Fire Facebook page, one driver removed himself from a vehicle on it's side.

Two other people were trapped inside of a vehicle and tangled in the safety cables from the highway. Authorities were able to remove the driver of the vehicle with hand tools.

A roof removal was then put into place to get the passenger out of the vehicle.

All three people were transported to Vidant Medical Center. There's no word yet on their injuries.