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Two killed, two hurt in north Charlotte wreck on I-77

The aftermath of a double fatal wreck on I-77 Saturday in north Charlotte.
The aftermath of a double fatal wreck on I-77 Saturday in north Charlotte.

Two people were killed in a wreck in north Charlotte Saturday morning on Interstate 77.

The crash happened around 1:16 a.m. near W.T. Harris Boulevard near mile marker 18.

Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said two vehicles were involved.

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The aftermath of a double fatal wreck on I-77 Saturday in north Charlotte. Fred Craft WBTV

Two people died during the crash and two others were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said. The Charlotte Fire Department had to cut one person out of the car.

The crash closed all lanes on I-77 southbound for several hours, but the lanes have since reopened.

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The aftermath of a double fatal wreck on I-77 Saturday in north Charlotte. Fred Craft/WBTV

No names were released.

It is unclear whether speed or alcohol were factors in this wreck.

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