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Drag race leads to head-on wreck in west Charlotte

Two people were injured in a drag racing wreck in west Charlotte early Thursday.
Two people were injured in a drag racing wreck in west Charlotte early Thursday. WBTV

Two people were injured in a drag racing wreck in west Charlotte early Thursday.

The wreck happened just after 2 a.m. on Mulberry Church Road near Billy Graham Parkway.

Police said two brothers were drag racing when one tried to pass the other and hit a third car head on.

A woman in the third car went to the hospital with serious injuries. Medic took one of the brothers to the hospital with minor injuries.

The brothers, whose names have not been released, are facing charges.

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