An accident in Southern Pines left five people with injuries Friday night. The accident occurred at the intersection of 15-501 and Pinehurst Avenue just before 7 p.m.
Three cars were involved in the accident, with two of the vehicles having extensive damage. Two ambulances responded to the scene to treat the victims. Their conditions are unknown, but none are thought to be life-threatening.
One vehicle took out signs posted at one corner of the intersection and there was debris scattered in the road and alongside it. Traffic was rerouted around the accident scene.
Southern Pines Police were onsite and is investigating the cause of the accident.
This was one of three wrecks that occurred within 30 minutes of each other in the Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Pinehurst area.
Responding to the scene were Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and Southern Pines Police.
~Written by Sandhills Sentinel Publisher B.J. Goodridge.