Child, 2, Dies, Two Others Critical After Morning Wreck
A unidentified two-year-old boy has died from injuries suffered in a one vehicle wreck this morning on Star Ridge Road, Carthage, according to the state highway patrol.
Two of the deceased boy's siblings -- ages 4 and 6 -- are in critical condition at UNC Hospital Chapel Hill, representatives from the highway patrol said this afternoon.
Two others in the car, the 19-year-old male driver and his 12-year-old sister, were transported to First Health Moore Regional where they were treated and released.
No charges have been filed.
Troopers are still investigating the incident. They have not released the names of the individuals, who are cousins.
The accident happened at 6:57 a.m. when a Chevy SUV drove off the road, hit a ditch, flipped multiple times, and ejected two of the children, according to information provided by the Highway Patrol.
Three helicopters transported the three younger children to UNC Hospital Chapel Hill.
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