Driver taken to hospital after crashing into Peters Creek in Winston-Salem

(Winston-Salem Fire Department)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Several crews responded after a car drove off a road and into a creek, the Winston-Salem Fire Department reports.

Between 1:30 a.m. and 2 a.m., five crews responded to Peters Creek along the Peters Creek Parkway.

A car reportedly crashed into the creek near Academy Street and West 4th Street.

One person was taken to the hospital.

According to police, Academy Street at Peters Creek Parkway will be closed for several hours.

Drivers are directed to avoid the area and take an alternate route as the area could face delays.

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