Red light camera malfunctions on Carolina Beach Rd., snaps photos of every car

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — If you’re out on the roads, you might notice something flashing on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington. A red light camera is snapping photos of every car that drives through the intersection, even when the light is green.

A spokesman for the City of Wilmington confirms the camera at Southern Blvd. is malfunctioning, and says the contractor has been notified.

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Until the light is fixed, violations will not be issued for people who do not run red lights.

The city says citations go through a three-step process before they are sent out.

Both the vendor and a city representative have to review and confirm a citation before it’s mailed.