• Nine injured when van hits median in northwest Charlotte


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Nine people are expected to survive after a serious crash in northwest Charlotte Sunday night.

    A van wrecked on Freedom Drive near Toddville Road about 7 p.m.

    One witness said the sound of the crash scared her.

    “I was walking this way, next thing I know, a car comes, boom, and I looked back because I thought they was shooting or something.  And it was a car that was crashed right there.  It was just so scary because it was just boom,” said witness Kamya Chaney.

    The victims went to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

    It is not yet clear what caused the wreck.

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