N.C. Man Tries To Shoot His Way Out Of Wreck

GRIMESLAND, N.C. – A man is recovering at Pitt County Memorial Hospital after he wrecked his car on Grimesland Bridge Road.

Pitt County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with EMS and the Grimesland Fire Department were called to the Grimesland Bridge around 10 o’clock Monday night. That’s where officials at the scene say a man lost control of his vehicle and collided with the bridge’s railing.

The accident flipped his vehicle on it’s side and caused the driver to be pinned inside. In an attempt to free himself, the driver shot multiple rounds into his car and airbag.

Emergency response personal at the scene were eventually able to free the man. He was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital with a broken leg.