Accident U.S. 1 slows traffic

An accident on Highway U.S. 1 caused traffic delays Thursday.

The two-vehicle accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. It happened in the southbound lane of U.S. 1 about a mile North of Crains Creek Road outside of Vass. 

When authorities arrived on scene, they found a box truck in the southbound lane and a car in the northbound lane. They shut down one lane in each direction and a turning lane. 

There were two passengers in the truck and just a driver in the car. There were no injuries. 

The car suffered extensive rear-end damage. The truck had minor front-end damage.

Traffic was slowed down during the lane closures, but there were no major delays.

The accident is being investigated by the State Highway Patrol.

Responding units were Cypress Pointe Fire and Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the State Highway Patrol.

Sandhills_Sentinel~Article and photo by Sandhills Sentinel Reporter Curtis Self.

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