CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Interstate 77 southbound in south Charlotte was shut down Tuesday afternoon after a serious crash. Six people were taken to the hospital, WSOC reports.
Emergency personnel were responding to the accident along the highway near Tyvola Road around 2 p.m.
Traffic was backed up for miles.
Officials said six people were hurt. One person’s injuries were considered life-threatening, two other people were seriously hurt and three others were taken to the hospital but are expected to be OK.