The occupants of two trucks escaped serious injury Monday morning after the collision between a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck in Southern Pines.
Emergency responders were called just after 8:00 am to a reported vehicle accident on US Highway 15-501 at the intersection with Commerce Avenue.
Both lanes of traffic on US Highway 15-501 in the northbound direction were impacted by this accident which had blocked the road. Officials directed traffic past the scene using the center turning lane to limit delays for drivers as much as possible until the vehicles and debris could be removed from the roadway.
According to fire officials at the scene, no one required transportation to the hospital from this accident.
Responding to this incident today were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue and the Southern Pines Police Department.