Official: Rainy weather causes car to run off road
Monday morning's rainy weather caused a driver to run off a Craven County road and crash into a sign, investigators said.
A woman was driving her Ford Mustang on Highway 17, about a quarter mile south of Old Pollocksville Road near the Jones County line, when her vehicle hydroplaned, investigators told NewsChannel 12. The car then hit a road sign and crashed into a ditch, cracking the windshield.
The unidentified driver was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. Investigators said they will talk to the driver first before filing charges.
No one else was in the Mustang, investigators said. No other vehicles were involved.
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