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12 injured in Sanford wreck involving family van

Posted April 28
Updated May 1

— A total of 12 people were injured in a wreck involving a van on U.S. Highway 1 in Sanford, according to authorities.

The wreck happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday when a Honda Accord rear-ended the van. The Honda driver and one van passenger were each air-lifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill with serious injuries.

Both vehicles were traveling northbound at the time of the incident.

According to officials, this was a family of 11 people going to visit their aunts in Durham.The youngest rider injured is 16 years old.

Charges are pending as the investigation moves forward.


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