A January 23 multi-vehicle crash in Wilmington resulted in parts of Market Street and 16th Street being shut down and several people receiving hospital transport for personal injuries.
According to a New Hanover County dispatcher, the crash occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. and at least three vehicles were involved. One vehicle struck the White Front restaurant and another struck a nearby power pole. A third vehicle was struck by one of the other vehicles and blocked both northbound lanes on Market Street.
Ambulances and emergency responders were on the scene and several people were placed on stretchers and taken to the hospital. Family members of the people involved in the crash say their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.