JOHNSTON COUNTY (WTVD) -- A Johnston County teenager is recovering at WakeMed Hospital after a pickup truck he was riding was involved in a crash Tuesday.
The Highway Patrol says three teenagers were leaving Corinth Holder High School in Wendell when a 17-year-old driver, pulled out in front of a car.
A friend, 17-year-old Benjamin Vazquez, who was riding in the bed of the truck was thrown out.
He's in fair condition at WakeMed.
The driver and a passenger inside the truck both suffered minor injuries. Neither was wearing their seatbelts. Charges are pending.