An accident between a pickup truck and a pedestrian injured one person in Southern Pines Thursday.
Emergency responders were dispatched around 9:45 pm to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on US Highway 15-501 in the area of Lowe’s Home Improvement and Murray Hill Road.
An adult male victim was transported by ambulance to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital with injuries reported as not life threatening.
One lane of US Highway 15-501 in the southbound direction was closed to traffic for approximately 30 minutes while the injured man was assisted and the accident investigated.
According to law enforcement officers at the scene no charges are expected against the driver of the pickup truck that was involved in the accident.
Responding were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the Southern Pines Police Department.
This is the second accident involving a pedestrian in the area over the past week after a man was killed on US Highway 1 this past Saturday in Aberdeen.