Thursday afternoon, firefighters from Mount Olive and Duplin County EMS responded to the scene of a single vehicle accident near the intersection of Garner Chapel Road and Williamson Road in Duplin County. The female driver and male passenger were assisted by firefighters and EMS Personal in getting out of the vehicle. Both patients were taken to the hospital in Duplin County with what appeared to be non-life threating injuries. The vehicle was apparently heading west toward Mount Olive when it ran off the right shoulder of the highway, struck a driveway culvert and came to rest in the bottom of a ditch. The roadway wasn’t blocked but traffic was slowed and routed through the scene. The accident in under investigation by the North Carolina Highway Patrol of Duplin County.