2 dead, 3 seriously injured, in Roanoke Rapids accident

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCT) – Two people are dead, and three others seriously injured, after a car crash in Roanoke Rapids Saturday.

Police say the two vehicle accident happened around 9:15 p.m. along Hinson St. near the Public Works Department.

Roanoke Rapids Police said one of those who died was a child. The age of the child and other victim have not been released.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.