A Hiddenite woman has been charged in connection with a vehicle crash Tuesday morning east of Taylorsville.
29-year old Mercedes Hollis is charged with failing to yield the right of way and a child restraint violation according the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
A 3-year-old and 6-year-old were airlifted to regional medical facilities. Two adults were injured and transported by ambulance.
A 2019 Chevrolet passenger sedan was traveling north on McClain Road and stopped for the stop sign at U.S. Highway 64. What followed was a collision with a 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck traveling west. State troopers responded to the collision shortly before 7 a.m.
Hollis, the driver of the passenger car, was injured and transported by Alexander EMS to Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. Two passengers, ages 3 and 6, were injured and transported by medical helicopter to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
The driver of the pickup truck, Jimmy Gwaltney, 66, of Stony Point, was injured and transported by EMS to Iredell Memorial Hospital. All injuries appeared to be serious but not life-threatening according to informaation from the Highway Patrol.