Troopers Look Into Drag Racing Claims After Car Crashes Into Tree

A New Hanover Hospital Official says a man is in serious condition Monday morning after a car crash. Officials say a man's car hit a tree trapping the driver and all other passengers inside.

Passenger Darryl Jodway has serious head injuries.

Troopers say the wreck happened on Luther Banks Rd. in Richlands. William Taylor was the driver. Troopers tell NewsChannel 12 Taylor was speeding when his car ran off the road and flipped. The crash happened Sunday.

Officials say witnesses saw the driver racing but that could not be confirmed.

Charges against Taylor are pending. Jodway was not wearing a seatbelt.

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