injuries reported head-on collision

One person was airlifted to an area trauma center after being involved in a head-on collision just outside of Whispering Pines Monday.

A Ford pickup truck and a small Chevy SUV collided at Highway 22 near McCaskill Road just after 5 p.m.

The driver of the truck had to be extracted from the vehicle by firefighters.

A landing zone was set up at Moore County Airport.

One victim was flown to UNC Hospitals by Carolina Aircare with serious injuries, according to Frank Staples with Cypress Pointe Fire and Rescue.

Two other patients were transported to Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst with non-life threatening injuries.

The N.C. State Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.


Photo via Frank Staples, Sandhills Sentinel contributor.



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