The driver of a Jeep lost control and rolled over on Murdocksville Road Friday afternoon. The Jeep ended up rolling down an embankment coming to a stop in a shallow creek.

The female driver was heading north on Murdocksville Road when she lost control of her vehicle. The driver was examined at the scene by EMS but did not require transport to the hospital.


The Jeep also struck a guide wire for a power pole as it went down the embankment. The impact shook the pole leaving a transformer barely hanging on the pole. The power company was called to repair the pole and transformer.

Both lanes were shut down on Murdocksville Road. The NC highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.

Responding to the scene were Pinehurst Fire & Rescue, Eastwood Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the NC Highway Patrol.

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