Car split in half in crash on I-77 in Iredell County; one person hospitalized

One person injured after car split in half in crash on I-77 in Iredell County

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Emergency crews are investigating a crash on Interstate 77 in Iredell County that left one person hurt and a car split in half.

The crash happened around 2 a.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes of I-77 near Rankin Hill Road in Mooresville.

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Iredell County officials said one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, but there is no word on their condition.

Channel 9 was there as crews loaded both halves of the car onto the bed of a tow truck.

The crash shut down I-77 southbound for more than an hour while crews investigated and cleared the scene.

Authorities have not said what caused the crash.

No other information has been released.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with for more information.