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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Five people were injured in an accident on I-77 Thursday morning.

The accident happened around 7: 30 a.m. on I-77 north near Tyvola Road.

Both the right and left lanes of the highway were blocked for a short time while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

Medic said five people from the accident suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Carolinas Medical Center.

The accident has caused major delays on I-77 and I-485. Authorities have not said what caused the accident.

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