At 1543 hrs today Fayetteville Police Officers responded to the area of Grove Street at the Cape Fear River Bridge in reference to a traffic accident. A vehicle traveling outbound (East) on Grove Street drifted left of center then sideswiped one vehicle and struck a second vehicle (traveling inbound) head-on. The drivers of the vehicles involved in the head-on collision have been transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital for serious injuries. The driver of the sideswiped vehicle was not injured. Traffic officers determined that the driver of the vehicle that drifted left of center had also struck three vehicles in the parking lot of the McDonald’s on Grove Street just prior to this accident. All of those vehicles sustained minor damage and there were no injuries at that accident scene.
The Fayetteville Police Department Traffic Unit is still on scene investigating the accidents. There is no further information to put out at this time.