FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A crash that left three people dead also closed a road for several hours in Fayetteville Saturday evening.

The wreck happened just before 5:15 p.m. along Murchison Road at Harbor Road, which is north of U.S. 401/Country Club Drive.

Three people died at the scene, police said. One person is in critical condition at a nearby hospital, police said.

Until about 10 p.m., the wreck scene closed Murchison Road from Country Club Drive to Shaw Mill Road/Hogan Street, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

The crash involved a Mercedes sedan and a Nissan pickup truck. Both vehicles had major front-end damage, according to photos from the scene.

Police said the pickup driver, Stephen May, 38, died in the wreck.

Two people from the Mercedes also died — Martell Jones, 52, and Timothy Bradshaw, 64, according to a police news release late Saturday night.

The driver of the Mercedes Benz was taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital with serious injuries and is in critical condition.

The wreck happened as the Nissan Frontier pick-up truck was traveling westbound on Murchison Road when it crossed over the path of the Mercedes Benz, which was traveling eastbound, police said.  

No other information was available.