A two-vehicle accident left one vehicle on its side partially blocking US Highway 1 Thursday morning in Southern Pines.
Emergency responders were dispatched at 9:48 am to a vehicle accident at the intersection of US Highway 1 and Pinehurst Avenue.
The first arriving emergency units reported one vehicle on its side in the intersection and a second vehicle off of the road in a local business parking lot.
One person from each vehicle was transported to the hospital by ambulance with injuries reported as not life-threatening.
Both southbound lanes of US Highway 1 and the intersection with Pinehurst Avenue were temporarily blocked by the accident while the injured were assisted and the debris removed from the roadway causing a delay for drivers passing through the area at the time of the accident.
Responding to this accident were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the Southern Pines Police Department.
The cause of the accident remained under investigation as of this report.