Local News

Three People Injured After Truck Slams Into Tree

Posted July 2, 2005 11:57 a.m. EDT

— A pick-up truck veered off Highway 242 near Goldwin Lake Road on the Johnston and Sampson county lines Friday and slammed into a tree, troopers said.

Two people riding in the bed of the pick-up truck were ejected, troopers said.

Three people were sent to the hospital.

But, troopers said, their injuries did not appear life threatening.

Troopers said charges were pending in the accident.