Highway 111 South was shut down Friday afternoon following a head-on crash on the Neuse River bridge near River Road. Firefighters from Indian Springs and Elroy as well as with EMS units were dispatched to the scene of the collision that sent both drivers to the hospital with injuries. Firefighters from Elroy set up traffic control and detours at St. John’s Church Road, while firefighters from Indian Springs set up a detour at the intersection of N.C. 111 South and Broadhurst Road. The accident involved a black Toyota passenger car and a black Nissan passenger car. The accident is under investigation by the State Highway Patrol. The bridge was closed for several hours while wreckers cleared the vehicles from the site and firefighters from Indian Springs made sure the bridge was safe for passage. No information was available on the drivers at the scene.
Head-On Crash Sends Drivers To The Hospital (PHOTO GALLERY)