Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged one man in connection with a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in Charlotte’s uptown that left six people injured.
None of the injuries was serious, police reported.
According to investigators, the driver of a 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser slammed into the back of a Charlotte Transit System bus heading eastbound on Stonewall Street at South Tryon Street. The bus was stopped at the intersection, waiting to make a left turn on Tryon Street.
The driver of the PT Cruiser, identified by police as Noel Anthony Burr, was taken to CMC Main but later released. Police say five people aboard the bus were injured, but only one needed hospital treatment.
Police say Burr later was charged with DWI, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and careless and reckless driving.
The crash remains under investigation, police say, and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 704-432-2169 or Crime Stoppe5rs at 704-334-1600.
Steve Lyttle: 704-3587-6107 Twitter: @slyttle
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