Charges Pending After Northwest Charlotte Accident


by WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charges could be filed after a driver crashed their truck into a tree in northwest Charlotte. The crash happened just before 6 p.m. on Thompson Road. Police say four people were in the cab of a white Chevrolet pickup truck and four people were in the bed of the truck when the driver was seen swerving from one side of the road to the other.

Medic says they transported seven people. Six patients had potentially life threatening injuries and one with non-life threatening injuries. Five patients were transported to Carolinas Medical Center Main and two patients were taken to Novant Health.

Police say the driver could face wreckless driving charges.

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