• Police: CATS bus uptown runs over fallen man's arm

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A pedestrian was running to catch a CATS bus uptown Saturday night when he fell and his arm slipped under a bus wheel, police said.

    The accident happened near the bus stop at 310 East Trade St. about 10:45 p.m.

    The man was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with critical injuries, authorities said.

    “I thought it was a joke until I saw blood on the ground and that’s what really freaked me out," said Tilyanda Killingsworth, a witness to the accident.

    The investigation is ongoing.

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