Three crashes cause major backup on Highway 70
Three crashes in Havelock caused major traffic backup on Highway 70 Tuesday morning.
According to Diane Miller, Havelock's public information officer, the first wreck happened at about 6:58 a.m. near a Walmart. Injuries were reported in that crash and those involved were taken to a hospital.
The second and third accidents both happened at the MacDonald Downs neighborhood at about 7:15 a.m. and 7:44 a.m. respectively, Miller said. The 7:15 a.m. wreck involved four to five vehicles. Those involved were taken to a hospital. The 7:44 a.m. crash involved two vehicles and no injuries, said Miller.
All three wrecks caused traffic backup on the eastbound lanes of U.S. 70, Miller said.
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