BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A traffic accident near the Dole Fresh Vegetables plant caused a road to close Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.

The incident happened at 3:06 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at 201 Southridge Pkwy., Gaston County Emergency Services said.

One person involved was a construction worker. GEMS confirmed to Queen City News on Friday that two people were taken to the hospital, however, the extent of their injuries could not be confirmed at this time.

On Thursday, the Bessemer City Fire Department asked drivers to avoid the road due to a “major accident.” QCN has reached out to Bessemer City Police for more information.