Multi-vehicle crash in Pender County ties up Highway 117


PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash in Pender County Thursday night.

According to a Pender County Sheriff’s Office spokesman, it happened near Fallbrook Lane in Rocky Point along Highway 117. At least five vehicles were involved.

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Fire crews, EMS, and Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

A state trooper says the driver of a Ford F-150 crossed the center line causing him to sideswipe a Chevrolet Tahoe. The driver of the F-150 then hit a Subaru head on causing the Subaru to get knocked out of the roadway where it was then hit by a Hyundai Sonata.

Three people were taken to Pender County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the F-150 was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center and is facing multiple citations including DWI, not having a valid drivers license, and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.

We will bring you more details as they become available.