Three sent to hospital after three-car crash on Bringle Ferry Road

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 26, 2012

By Shavonne Potts
SALISBURY — Three people were taken to area hospitals Thursday after a three-vehicle collision on Bringle Ferry Road near the intersection of Earnhardt Road.
Their names and conditions weren’t available late Thursday.
The collision occurred around 5 p.m. in the 1200 block of Bringle Ferry Road.
A Ford Bronco was traveling on Bringle Ferry Road when the driver, a male, crossed the center lane and struck a gray Kia Rio, driven by a female, head-on, according to N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper D.R. Morgan. The Bronco overturned, he said.
A third vehicle, a Honda Element, driven by a female, swerved to avoid the collision and crashed into an embankment.
The driver of the Bronco was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and the driver of the Kia was also taken to Wake but by ambulance.
The driver of the Honda was taken to Rowan Regional Medical Center.
Union Fire Department, Rowan Rescue, Rowan EMS, Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and NuCare Carolina EMS responded.
Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.