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2 injured after vehicle overturns on I-485 in NW Charlotte

Two people were injured after a wreck involving an overturned vehicle in northwest Charlotte on Friday.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. on I-485 near Brookshire Boulevard.

Medic confirmed that two people were taken to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries. Officials did not say how many people were in the vehicle when it overturned.

One of the victims was trapped in the vehicle and had to be rescued, according to firefighters.

The names of those injured have not been released.

WBTV's Sky 3 was over the scene where a silver vehicle could be seen on its side just off the roadway. Emergency personnel closed two lanes of the interstate in both directions while they worked the scene.

Authorities have not said what may have caused the accident, or if any charges are being filed.

Drivers should use caution and avoid the area if possible.

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