8 taken to hospital after crash in Randolph Co. involving Jeep, church van

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(J.J. Murphy/WGHP)

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. – Eight people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a crash in Randolph County involving a church van and a Jeep.

Troopers responded to the scene at U.S. 421 and Browns Meadow Road at about 9 a.m. Saturday.

The Jeep was coming off Browns Meadow Road and failed to yield to the church van, according to a trooper on the scene.

Six people from the church van and two people from the Jeep were taken to the hospital, all with minor injuries.

The driver of the Jeep will be charged with failure to yield to the right of way, according to a trooper on the scene.

The church van was from United Pentecostal Church in Spring Lake, N.C. and was headed north at the time of the crash.

One lane of U.S. 421 remained closed as of about 10:30 a.m. Saturday.