2 men hit, injured while changing tire along I-77

2 men hit, injured while changing tire along I-77

2 men hit, injured while changing tire along I-77

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on January 11, 2013 at 7:46 AM

Updated Saturday, Oct 26 at 10:18 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Two men were injured when they were hit on Interstate 77 Friday morning.

The incident happened on I-77 south at the Brookshire Boulevard around 6 a.m.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said two men were changing a tire on the side of I-77 when a vehicle passing by hit them. The driver in the car kept driving, police said.

MEDIC transported two people from the scene to Carolinas Medical Center.  One victim suffered life-threatening injuries and the second victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

(Click to see images from the incident)

Police are still investigating and have not yet made any arrests in the incident.

If anyone has information about this incident they're asked to call Charlotte-Mecklenburg police at 704-336-7600.

Stay with WCNC.com as this story continues to develop.

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