Accident snarls traffic on I-77 south

Accident snarls traffic on I-77 south

Accident snarls traffic on I-77 south

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by RYAN WIXTED / WCNC.com

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WCNC.com

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Updated Thursday, May 24 at 2:20 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A multi-vehicle accident injured two people on Interstate 77 south Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened on I-77 south near Arrowood Road around 1 p.m. Thursday.  

One victim was airlifted from the scene with life-threatening injuries. The second victim suffered potentially life-threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance, according to Medic. 

Both victims were taken to Carolinas Medical Center -- Main. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, traffic was backed up several miles on I-77 while crews worked to clear the scene.

Police reopened all lanes on I-77 around 1:50 p.m.

 

 

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