Car crash in Kinston sends man to the hospital

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KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT)- One person is in the hospital following a car crash in Kinston Saturday.

Kinston PD says around 12:45 p.m., Kinston Police, Kinston Fire, and Lenoir County EMS responded to a motor vehicle crash on the 3700 block of W Vernon Ave. involving a car and a motorcycle.

Officers say that a 2003 Oldsmobile passenger car driven by a 19-year-old man from Dover was traveling east on Hwy 70 and attempted to make a left hand turn across the westbound traffic flow.

The motorcycle, operated by a 58-year-old man from Kinston, was traveling in the outermost westbound lane on Hwy 70.

As the car turned, it was hit by the motorcycle.

The motorcycle driver, who was wearing a helmet, sustained injuries and was transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

The driver of the car will be charged in this incident, according to police.

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