CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One person was seriously injured in an accident on Wilkinson Boulevard at I-485 in west Charlotte Tuesday morning.

According to CMPD, a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle collided around 9:30 a.m. on an inbound lane of Wilkinson Boulevard at I-485. Officials were forced to shut down Wilkinson Boulevard while a helicopter was brought in to take the victim to the hospital.

Police say that person suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.