6-car pileup shuts down Hwy 74

6-car pileup shuts down Hwy 74

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6-car pileup shuts down Hwy 74

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 3:16 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 13 at 9:36 AM

INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. -- Emergency crews in Union County are on the scene of a six-car pileup on Highway 74.

The Union County Sheriff's Office says the multi-vehicle collision had Highway 74 at Unionville-Indian Trail Road shut down in both directions for nearly an hour.

(Click here to view scene photos)

NBC Charlotte's crew on scene observed two separate accident sites, both on the inbound side.

By 2:15, outbound traffic was slowly beginning to flow; inbound traffic soon followed. At one point, outbound traffic was backed up all the way to I-485.

MEDIC tells NBC Charlotte one person has been taken by air to CMC Main, and they expect several more to be transported by ground.

North Carolina Highway Patrol will lead the investigation.

Stay with NBC Charlotte and WCNC.com for more information as this story develops.

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