MEDIC: 5 rushed to hospital after serious I-85 crash

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Emergency crews closed two northbound lanes of Interstate 85 near Freedom Drive in north Charlotte Thursday morning as they investigated a serious accident.

Police responded to the crash around 8:40 a.m.

MEDIC was also on scene and said they transported one person with serious injuries to Carolinas Medical Center and four more with minor injuries.

One southbound lane was also closed as police investigated.

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