Overnight crash possibly alcohol related

NEWPORT, CARTERET COUNTY - At least two people were taken to an area hospital after an overnight wreck and alcohol could have played a role, according to Carteret County Dispatch.   

The Highway Patrol says the crash was reported around 3 a.m. Friday in Newport at the intersection of Nine Mile Road and Nine Foot Road. 

There was no immediate information on injuries or the identities of those involved.  We were expecting updates from the investigating trooper. 

The Highway Patrol told us a lot of wrecks are reported at this particular intersection.

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