Driver killed, 3 others hurt after head-on crash in Steele Creek

Police identify driver killed in 3-car crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a driver was killed in a 3-vehicle crash Sunday night in Steele Creek.

Officers said the driver of a Toyota Highlander SUV, Edwin Mercado, died after crossing the center line and hitting another car head-on just before 10 p.m. on Steele Creek Road near Arrival Drive, not far from South Tryon Street.

That car was then rear-ended by another car.

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Three people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police are still trying to determine what led to the collision. No citations were issued.

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