LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – A police officer is recovering after officials said he crashed while responding to a call.
Lumberton Police Maj. Tommy Barnes said the officer was heading to a call on Thursday about a person pointing a gun when he hit a tree on Country Club Road.
Barnes said the officer had minor injuries. He has been treated and released from the hospital.
The officer told investigators that a car a pulled out in front him, according to Barnes.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol has been asked to investigate the wreck to determine who had the right of way.