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One injured in wreck on NC 51, road back open

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MATTHEWS, NC (WBTV) -

The Town of Matthews announced Monroe Road and NC 51 reopened just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

A wreck caused the road closures and police asked people to avoid the area.

MEDIC confirmed that one patient was taken to Carolinas Medical Center Main with life-threatening injuries.

WBTV's Sky3 was over the scene around 2:30 p.m. A pickup truck with heavy damage and a tractor trailer could be seen in the intersection.

Police could also be seen directing traffic around the accident.  

There is still no word what caused the crash.

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