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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man is in the hospital with serious injuries after he was run over by his own car.

It happened Sunday afternoon in a neighborhood just off Mount Holly Huntersville Road in northwest Charlotte.

According to officials on the scene the man had just finished changing his brakes when the cars started rolling away.

Officials say he jumped in front of the car trying to stop it. but he was knocked to the ground and the car ran over his leg.

Medic tell WCNC the man was airlifted with serious life threatening injuries.

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