Officials: Several hurt after head-on crash in Watauga Co.


WATAUGA COUNTY, N.C. - Police are investigating a crash that sent several people to the hospital Monday morning in Watauga County.

Officials said the head-on crash between a pickup truck and a rollback wrecker happened on U.S. 421 near Vanderpool Road around 8 a.m.

Firefighters said one person was pinned inside the wrecker, down the steep side of the highway.

There was no word on the severity of the injuries.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.