2 airlifted after head-on crash in Moore County

MINERAL SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) – Two drivers were airlifted to a hospital after a head-on wreck about 6 p.m. Monday on Beulah Hill Church Road at Thomas’ Crossroads, according to the Aberdeen Times.

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One driver was pinned in his Honda, according to the Times. First responders cut off the car’s roof and freed the driver from the dash using specialized rescue tools, the paper reported.

The other driver was not trapped, and was able to exit her Mitsubishi Lancer with the help of bystanders and emergency responders.

The woman driving the second vehicle was not trapped and was able to get out of the Mitsubishi Lancer passenger car with assistance of bystanders and emergency responders.

A pair of helicopters from the UNC Medical Center landed in a nearby yards, and both drivers were flown out, according to the paper. No one else was in the cars at the time. The road was closed for more than an hour.

The Eastwood Fire Department, West End Fire & Rescue, Seven Lakes Fire Department, Seven Lakes EMS, Moore County EMS, and the NC State Highway Patrol all responded to the crash, according to the newspaper.

The cause of the accident remained under investigation by the NC State Highway Patrol.

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