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6 injured in wreck involving 4 cars, 1 boat in Johnston County

Posted May 12, 2018 10:07 p.m. EDT
Updated July 13, 2018 11:13 a.m. EDT

— A woman has been charged after six people were injured in a wreck that involved four cars and one boat being pulled on N.C. Highway 50 in Johnston County Saturday night.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the head-on crash that happened around 9:30 p.m south of Benson.

Troopers said Kim Blackmon, the driver of the red Jeep, will be charged with driving while impaired after the SUV pulled out of a driveway into the path of a white pickup that was pulling a boat.

6 injured in wreck involving 4 cars, 1 boat in Johnston County

The driver of the pickup truck was seriously injured, and his truck and boat were destroyed. Police said two other cars struck the boat but that the passengers are okay.

6 injured in wreck involving 4 cars, 1 boat in Johnston County