A terrible and tragic accident on Sunday in Pender County NC has resulted in the deaths of three people.
The accident happened around 7 pm on Highway 11. According to reports, a woman driving at a high rate of speed crossed the center line and hit a car driven by a second woman. The second woman had her two young children in the car. Both woman died as did the six year girl in the second car. A boy in the second car was transported to UNC for medical treatment.
This type of accident is among the worst on the roadways of North Carolina. Head-on collisions on rural NC highways happens all too frequently and the families of the victims have our deepest sympathy.