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Charlotte traffic: 2 injured in Sunset Road wreck

Emergency crews freed two people from this Toyota RAV4 SUV after it collided with a tractor-trailer Thursday morning on eastbound Sunset Road just east of Interstate 77.
Emergency crews freed two people from this Toyota RAV4 SUV after it collided with a tractor-trailer Thursday morning on eastbound Sunset Road just east of Interstate 77. WBTV

Two people had to be freed from an SUV after a wreck on eastbound Sunset Road Thursday morning, reported WBTV, the Observer’s media partner.

The Toyota RAV4 collided with a tractor-trailer just east of Interstate 77. One eastbound lane on Sunset was still closed at 7:30 a.m., and traffic remained backed up.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police also were at numerous other wrecks, including on westbound I-485 at Providence Road, on The Plaza at McBride Street, on East Woodlawn Road at Park Road, and on Johnston Road at Ballantyne Commons Parkway.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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