The northbound lanes of Highway 501 at Carolina Forest Boulevard were closed for hours Wednesday afternoon after a car accident. The accident happened at 4:30 pm with one car ending up literally on top of the other car. Another car was turned on its side. Two people were trapped inside of one of the cars and had to be cut out. A medical helicopter was also called to the scene. One person was transported to New Hanover Medical Center and another was taken to Conway Medical Center.
Police are still investigating the exact cause of the accident.
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