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1 killed, another seriously hurt in Steele Creek crash

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a crash on Sandy Porter Road near South Tryon Street Monday afternoon, police said.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash along Sandy Porter Road in Charlotte's Steele Creek area Monday, police said. 

The crash happened around 1 p.m. near the intersection of Sandy Porter Road and Delshire Lane, about a half-mile from South Tryon Street. Medic confirmed one person was pronounced dead at the scene. A second patient was rushed to Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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Sandy Porter Road is closed in both directions due to the investigation by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Drivers should avoid the area until further notice. Drivers can use Steele Creek Road to Westinghouse Boulevard as an alternate route. 

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