Saturday 16 Nov 2019

Accident Sends One To The Hospital

Elroy firefighters and EMS Station 5 responded to a motor vehicle crash on Highway 111 south in front of the Dollar General Store Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred when a black jeep, driven by Mary Gibbons of LaGrange, pulled out of the parking lot in front of a black Ford truck operated by Joe Artis IV of Goldsboro.

Gibbons was injured in the accident and was taken to hospital by Wayne County EMS Station 5.

Several lanes on the north bound side were blocked and traffic was diverted around the crash site. The road was block for about an half hour.

According to law enforcement on the scene, Mary Gibbons was charged with failure to yield right of way.

The accident in being investigated by the North Carolina Patrol.

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