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1 Injured, 1 Charged in Raleigh Collision

Posted January 23, 2008 1:00 a.m. EST
Updated January 23, 2008 9:40 a.m. EST

— Raleigh investigators were looking into the cause of a crash that sent one person to a hospital Tuesday.

Sky 5 was over Six Forks Road near Norwood Road, where two vehicles collided just after 5 p.m. An Isuzu Rodeo flipped on its side.

A Toyota pickup, driven by 52-year-old George Mortez of Wake Forest, hit the Rodeo, driven by 57-year-old Kristopher King of Raleigh, authorities said.

Mortez was charged with careless/reckless driving and driving left of center. King was taken to a hospital, but was expected to be OK.

Six Forks Road was blocked for about six hours.