CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Two individuals have been transported to the hospital with critical injuries after a car drove off the road and hit them, pinning both against a nearby building.
The accident occurred off of Highway 16 north of Conover early Saturday afternoon. Officials report that they do not believe the collision was intentional and are treating the incident as an accident possibly caused by the driver having a medical emergency or their foot slipping off the brake.
One of the people struck in the accident was airlifted to Charlotte for treatment when Medic arrived at the scene.
No further information has been released at this time as police continue to investigate the matter.