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Teens seriously injured in Johnston County wreck were on their way to church

Posted July 21, 2017 11:49 p.m. EDT
Updated July 22, 2017 1:16 p.m. EDT

— Two 17-year-olds were seriously injured in a single-vehicle wreck near the intersection of Bay Valley Road and Bunn Road around 7:10 p.m. Friday.

The driver was speeding in excess of 100 miles per hour, officials said. They were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the car.

Both are in serious but stable condition at WakeMed.

The driver has been charged with speeding, careless and reckless driving and failure to wear a seatbelt. The passenger has been charged with failure to wear a seatbelt.

One of the victims said they were on their way to church at the time of the crash.