POTECASI, N.C. (WNCT) – A Northampton paramedic is now at Vidant Medical Center after suffering serious injuries in a car accident while responding to a call.
Assistant Paramedic Supervisor Michael Barnes was driving a quick response vehicle while responding to a report of a person shot. His car left the roadway and struck a tree at around 2:25 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of NC Hwy 35 and Dusty Hill Rd.
The highway patrol is now investigating the incident.
Northampton County EMS ask for prayers during this difficult time.
A GoFund Me page has been set up to assist Barnes with medical expenses.