Five injured in NC wreck with truck carrying 200 pounds of barbecue

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte police said five people were hospitalized after a wreck involving a pickup truck carrying 200 pounds of barbecue Sunday morning.

WSOC reported that a car and a pickup truck T-boned and slid into a third vehicle on Milton Road at North Sharon Amity Road around 7:40 a.m.

Officials said eight people were involved in the crash and five taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main, two with life-threatening injuries.

The pickup carrying the food was reportedly headed to a Mother’s Day picnic.

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