Jason Newkirk Seriously Injured in Tragic Pender County NC Crash

A serious accident on Saturday evening in Pender County, North Carolina has resulted in one death and serious injuries to a passenger named Jason Newkirk.

The accident happened around 9:00 pm on Piner Woods Road near the intersection of U.S. Highway 421.  The accident involved one vehicle and the driver of the vehicle was killed.  A passenger in the vehicle named Jason Newkirk was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.  Reports indicate that Mr. Newkirk is expected to survive and recover from his injuries.

What caused the wreck is not clear.  Reports indicate that the driver may have lost control and ran off the road striking a ditch before overturning and hitting a tree.

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