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Four-Vehicle Crash Leaves Two Injured in Wilmington, North Carolina

May 13, 2019

WILMINGTON, NC. – According to a news story reported online by, a four-vehicle crash left two people injured in Wilmington, North Carolina. Multiple emergency agencies responded to the scene, according to the news report, and investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the crash.* 

The accident took place during the evening on May 9 at an intersection in Wilmington. The Wilmington Police Department and WECT report that at about 8 p.m., four vehicles were involved in a collision at the intersection of Covil Avenue and Darlington Avenue. It is not clear what kinds of vehicles were involved, as no vehicle descriptions were included in the report. 

Police do not yet know what led to the accident, and information about what factors officers might be investigating was not provided. Officials reported that several people were trapped in their vehicles following the accident, and firefighters had to free them. WECT says that one male and one female were taken to local hospitals with injuries. One person’s injuries were described as serious. 

Police are still investigating the accident. A witness to the accident told reporters that he was almost involved in the collision, and that he believed speeding or recklessness on the part of one driver had played a role.

“I’m not sure if it was because he was going so fast or being a reckless driver, but he drifted over into our lane, which ironically, the car that he impacted was two cars behind me, so I watched the entire accident at impact right in my rearview mirror as I continued to go down Covil Avenue at the Independence intersection,” the witness said. 

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