• 1 taken to hospital after car flips near uptown


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police had to close a section of Hawthorne Lane after a car flipped over Friday morning.

    The accident happened around 9 a.m. near the intersection of Hawthorne and 7th Street, in front of Hawthorne's Pizza.

    Police said the car hit a guide wire running to a power pole, causing it to flip.

    Paramedics rushed one person from the overturned car to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries.

    Police are investigating the crash.

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