Police Will Let DA Decide Charges in Crash That Hurt Girl and Fight After
An accident case will be turned over to the Johnston County district attorney to determine whether to file charges against a driver who ran a red light and the other driver, who police say beat him up.Posted — Updated
Police said the driver who ran the light on U.S. Highway 70 suffered six broken bones in his face from the fight. He suffered minor injuries from the accident, they said.
The second driver's daughter, 9, was in stable condition at Duke University Hospital, police said. They did not disclose the nature of her injuries, but said she was thrown from the vehicle by the crash.
The girl's parents suffered minor injuries and were released after treatment, police said.
Witnesses said the child was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
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