Two killed in I-95 crash in Wilson
Posted August 16, 2014 8:01 a.m. EDT
Updated August 16, 2014 3:04 p.m. EDT
Wilson, N.C. — Two people were killed Friday night when their car hit a bridge abutment on southbound Interstate 95 in Wilson, authorities said.
Trooper R.E. Summerlin of the State Highway Patrol said the driver lost control of an SUV at mile marker 116, near N.C. Highway 42 in Wilson, shortly after 9 p.m.
The driver and a passenger were killed, and a second passenger was injured. That person was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville and was listed in critical condition early Saturday.
Troopers haven't released the names of those involved.
One lane of southbound I-95 was closed for about an hour as troopers investigated the crash and cleared the wreckage.