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Seven suffer minor injuries in Clayton wreck

Posted June 7, 2018 8:52 p.m. EDT
Updated July 13, 2018 11:14 a.m. EDT

— Seven people suffered minor injuries in a wreck at N.C. Highway 42 and U.S. 70 Business in Clayton Thursday, a Johnston County spokesperson said.

The driver of a Chrysler Town and Country minivan with four people inside ran the red light at the intersection  around 8:30 p.m., hitting a Honda Odyssey minivan with six people inside.

The driver of the Chrysler and two of her children had minor injuries. The driver of the Honda was uninjured, but four of his passengers suffered minor injuries.

Multiple injuries reported in five-car wreck in Clayton

The driver of the Chrysler was cited for running a red light.

Both vehicles suffered extensive damage and were towed.

Authorities originally told WRAL News the wreck involved five cars.