Late Saturday afternoon, firefighters from Smith Chapel and personnel from EMS Stations 8 and 9 were dispatched to a three vehicle accident on the 1300 block of Highway 55 west of Mount Olive. The three vehicles were apparently heading east on Highway 55 when the rear-end accident occurred on a straight section of road After the impact, one vehicle rolled several times and ended up in a field. Two patients had to be taken to the hospital to be checked out for their injuries. Firefighters set up traffic control through the scene of the crash. The accident is under investigation by the State Highway Patrol.