A man was injured in a single vehicle accident in Southern Pines Wednesday evening.
Emergency responders were dispatched around 7:30 pm to US Highway 1 at the intersection with Pennsylvania Avenue for a reported accident.
The first emergency unit to arrive on the scene reported a single vehicle accident where a passenger car had struck a tree.
After reaching the accident paramedics requested a helicopter to transport the victim to a Trauma Center, however one was reportedly not available due to the weather conditions. The man was transported from the accident by ambulance to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
The southbound exit off of US Highway 1 onto Pennsylvania Avenue was closed to traffic while officials assisted the victim.
Responding to this accident were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the Southern Pines Police Department.