A car crash in New Bern sent a man to a hospital Monday night.

The wreck happened at the intersection of Hwy. 17 and Academic Dr. just before 7:00.

Witnesses say a Ford Explorer ran through a red light.

It was struck by a Nissan Altima heading south on Hwy. 17.

The driver of the Altima had non life-threatening injuries and was taken to Carolina East Medical Center.