One woman died in a two car crash early Tuesday afternoon in the Forestbrook community. The accident took place around 1 pm when a Mitsubishi Galant driving down McCormick Road hit a Ford Expedition head-on while trying to elude a county police officer.
The victim, who died as a result of the crash, was the passenger of the Galant. The driver was airlifted from the scene to New Hanover Hospital. The driver of the Expedition was taken to Conway Medical Emergency Room. No one involved in the crash has yet been identified. Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident.
Traffic is blocked on McCormick Road from both sides approaching the Planters Creek subdivision from 1 pm on as the accident is cleared and as investigation continues.