A three vehicle accident involving two passenger cars and a tractor trailer injured four people and blocked traffic in Carthage Monday afternoon.
The accident was dispatched just after 3:00 pm on McNeil Street at the intersection of Saunders Street totally blocking McNeil Street to traffic.
Two people were transported from a Cadillac Deville passenger car, one person was transported from a Toyota Scion passenger car and one person was transported from a Mountaire Chicken tractor trailer. All of the victims were taken by ambulance to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst with injuries reported as not life threatening.
McNeil Street was closed to traffic in both directions for more than an hour while the injured were assisted and the vehicles removed from the roadway.
Responding to this accident were units with Carthage Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the Carthage Police Department.
The cause of the accident remained under investigation as of this report.