Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Wreck in Lenoir, North Carolina

February 18, 2019

LENOIR, NC. – According to a news story reported online at, three people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Lenoir County, North Carolina. One of the people was severely injured and had to be flown to a hospital. The circumstances of the collision are not completely clear at this time.* 

The crash took place in the morning on February 13 on Hibriten Drive. At approximately 9 a.m., a 2018 GMC pickup truck that had been traveling on Hibriten Drive turned left at the intersection with McLean Drive Extension in order to stay on Hibriten Drive. Somehow in making this turn, the GMC pickup crashed into a 1998 Oldsmobile. 

It is not clear what caused the crash. Authorities did not say whether the driver of the pickup failed to yield to the Oldsmobile, or if some other event caused the collision. Photos from the scene show the pickup with front-end damage, mainly on the driver’s side, and the Oldsmobile with significant front-end damage. The hood of the Oldsmobile is crumpled, and the windshield is smashed. 

The driver of the Oldsmobile was severely injured in the crash, and emergency responders called in a medical helicopter. This driver, identified as 67-year-old man, was then flown to CMC-Charlotte for emergency treatment. Brown is reportedly in critical condition. 

The driver of the GMC pickup, 84-year-old man, Mr. Wilson, was also injured in the accident, as was a passenger in the pickup, Ms. Craig. Both Wilson and Craig were taken by ambulance to Caldwell UNC Healthcare. Wilson has since been released, but Craig is still hospitalized. Reports indicate she is in stable condition, and her injuries are not life-threatening. 

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