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Five people injured in Johnston County wreck

Posted July 5, 2009 7:10 p.m. EDT
Updated July 5, 2009 11:01 p.m. EDT

— The state Highway Patrol says an accident involving nine vehicles backed up traffic Sunday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95, near Micro.

The crash happened at about 5:30 p.m. near exit 102 when a vehicle slammed into the back of another, causing a chain reaction wreck.

Paramedics transported five people to Johnston Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, troopers said.

The cause of the wreck remained under investigation Sunday evening.