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Two Berry Hill Road accidents result in injuries

The Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to two accidents on Berry Hill Road the morning of March 4, one around 5 a.m. near the road’s intersection with the Route 10 bypass and the other at 6:15 a.m. near its intersection with North Church Street.

According to information posted on the department’s Facebook page, Rescue 50 and Engine 51 responded to the Route 10 bypass accident, where a two-vehicle head-on collision resulted in one person being entrapped. Two people were transported in serious condition and another was transported with non-life-threatening injuries.

Approximately 30 minutes after clearing the first scene, the VFD was dispatched to the second accident, which involved a single vehicle that had collided with a concrete bollard. Minor injuries were reported.