After a North Carolina military truck collided with a vehicle on Wednesday, at least two Marines were killed and seven more are in critical condition.
According to WECT, the crash occurred around noon at US 17’s intersection with Highway 210. It was between Verona & Holly Ridge.
One witness said that the Marines truck was damaged when it rolled in the wreckage. An ambulance helicopter was dispatched to the accident scene in order to transport those with injuries.
The vehicle was not damaged by five other Marines.
In a crash involving a military truck in Onslow county, North Carolina, at least two Marines died and seven were injured.
At around noon on Wednesday, the military truck collided with Highway 210 and US 17 between Verona & Holly Ridge.
These soldiers were part of the 2nd Marines Logistics Group, which is located at Camp Lejeune.
They tweeted, “We are aware that there was a rollover of a vehicle in Jacksonville, North Carolina. This involved servicemen with the 2nd MLG.”
@camp_lejeune, Onslow County officials are being closely contacted to get more information about the incident. More information will be released as soon as possible.
Later, they tweeted that there were multiple casualties due to the incident.
Since then, the county reported that several rescue vehicles arrived on-scene at Camp Lejeune to assist with firefighting and other emergency services.
The scene was also attended by ambulances from nearby Jones and Pender counties.
DailyMail.com reached out for comments to the 2nd Marine Logistics Group.
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