Six injured in highway wreck

Six injured in highway wreck

CRAVEN COUNTY - A highway wreck left six people, including three children, injured today in Craven County

It happened about 5 p. m. near the intersection of River Rd., that's in the area of the Weyerhaeuser facility. The on-scene trooper says two cars were traveling north on Highway 43. That's when 33-year-old Cheron Shird who was in the far right lane made an unexpected U-Turn. That's when the collision took place.

Four people, were in the car with Shird, including two children and a pregnant woman. Everyone was either taken to Vidant Medical Center or Carolina East Hospital with minor injuries.

Shird was cited for unsafe movement.

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