Two extricated, seriously injured in four-vehicle Catawba County wreck

Two extricated, seriously injured in four-vehicle Catawba County wreck
Credit: Conover Fire Department
Credit: Conover Fire Department
Credit: Conover Fire Department
Credit: Conover Fire Department
Credit: Conover Fire Department
Credit: Conover Fire Department

CONOVER, NC (WBTV) - Two people were seriously injured in a four-vehicle wreck in Catawba County Wednesday morning.

According to the Conover Fire Department, two people were pinned in a wreck in the 1700 block of N NC Highway 16 in Conover. Firefighters tweeted about the wreck just before 6 a.m.

It took 11 firefighters to extricate the two people within 30 minutes, crews said.

The two victims were taken to Catawba Valley Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

It is unclear what caused the wreck. Officials have not said whether anyone will face charges.

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