MEDIC: 1 dead, 2 others hurt in crash on I-485 Inner in northwest Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — One person died and two others were hurt in a crash on Interstate 485 Wednesday morning.

It happened around 5:20 a.m. on I-485 Inner between Brookshire Boulevard and Mount Holly Road.

According to MEDIC, one person died at the scene. Two other people were taken to the hospital; one had serious injuries and the other wasn’t seriously hurt.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

I-485 Inner was closed near Bellhaven Boulevard while troopers investigated. Authorities asked drivers to avoid the area as they cleared the road.

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It’s not clear what caused the crash or if anyone will be charged.

The interstate reopened around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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