NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - Officials said a man was taken to a hospital following an early morning crash.
Tri-Community Fire Department responded to a wreck in Craven County around 4 a.m. Thursday. It happened on Broad Creek Road near Catherine Street in New Bern.
Officials said they believe a man fell asleep at the wheel early this morning. They said a middle-aged man was driving his Toyota Pickup Truck when he ran off the road and into a ditch.
Officials also said that deer or even the rainy weather could have been a factor in this crash.
The Highway Patrol has cleared the scene. NewsChannel12 is waiting on details for the cause of the crash.
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