North Carolina

Five People Injured in Accident at US Hwy 70 near Princeton, NC

August 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. Hwy 70, Princeton, NC, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Princeton Police
Vehicles Involved
Boom Life, Passenger Car
US Hwy 70
Injuries Sustained

Various injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Boom lift detached from a truck into westbound lanes, leading to an accident

What Happened

Area authorities are looking into a crash that led to multiple injuries at US Hwy 70 near Princeton, NC on August 22nd, 2023. Officials say the incident happened when a boom left being towed by a vehicle detached and landed in the westbound lanes of travel. From there, two oncoming vehicles collided, leaving as many as five people with injuries. Sources say at least one of the injured victims was hospitalized in critical condition. Additional information was not available.

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