Driver charged in accident that injured 5

JACKSONVILLE - Troopers say that 21-year-old Tod Arnold is now facing serious charges following an accident that sent four teens to the hospital.

Arnold faces a DWI charge, careless and reckless driving, and four felony counts of serious injury by a motor vehicle. The A.L.E. is also charging him for providing alcohol to underage people.

We're working to learn the conditions of the teenagers injured in the accident.

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Three people were airlifted and two others were taken to area hospitals after an alcohol-related crash reported in Onslow County, according to The Highway Patrol. 

A trooper tells us 21-year-old Tod Christopher Arnold was speeding when his vehicle overturned on its side, injuring four passengers. 

The crash was reported Monday at 1:45 a.m. in Jacksonville on Rock Creek Drive North. 

According to The Highway Patrol, all the reported injuries were considered serious at the scene.  Charges are pending as the investigation continues.

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