North Carolina

Troopers: 3 killed in fiery multi-car crash near Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says three people have been killed and two others injured in a fiery traffic accident.

Troopers said a slow-moving Jeep ran off U.S. Highway 421 North on Wednesday after it was hit by a car, then was hit by an SUV. The second collision ignited a fire involving the Jeep and the SUV, and the three people in the Jeep were killed.

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The driver of the SUV was hospitalized with what the patrol described as serious injuries, while the driver of the other car was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The identities of the three victims in the Jeep haven’t been released.