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Driver charged with DWI in Piner Road car accident

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Emergency crews block traffic on Piner Road because of an accident Sunday evening. Emergency crews block traffic on Piner Road because of an accident Sunday evening.
Jerry Johnston (Source: NHC Jail) Jerry Johnston (Source: NHC Jail)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - One driver is being charged after flipping his vehicle and crashing into a telephone pole on Piner Rd. Sunday evening.

According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, Jerry Johnston is charged with DWI and reckless driving to endanger.

According to troopers from State Highway Patrol, the driver came around a corner too fast, flipped his vehicle, and brought down a telephone pole.  They said the pole then struck another vehicle on the other side of the street.

According to the State Highway Patrol, no one was injured because of the incident.

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