MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Crews had to use the “jaws of life” to free one driver after a head-on crash closed a road in Morrisville for two hours Monday evening, police said.

The wreck happened just before 7:20 p.m. at 10217 Chapel Hill Road, which is a few blocks north of the intersection with Aviation Parkway, officials said.

Morrisville police said the wreck was a head-on crash after the driver of one car crossed the centerline. Drivers were the only occupants of the cars.

Both drivers were later taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, police said.

Officials said Chapel Hill Road was also closed in the area and traffic was diverted.

The road reopened around 9:30 p.m.

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No other information was released.