1 dead, 16 injured in crash involving Charlotte transit bus

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sixteen people were injured and one person died in a crash involving a Charlotte Area Transit System bus Monday afternoon in uptown Charlotte, officials said.

Officials said one person had life-threatening injuries and one had potentially life-threatening injuries.

It happened around 5 p.m. at East Third Street near the off-ramp of Interstate 277. East Third Street was shut down due to the crash.

Officials are investigating the crash.

Read more: WSOC

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