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CMPD: Children among 8 injured crash

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Eight people were injured in a car accident in west Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. Tuesday evening at the intersection of West Boulevard and Old Steele Creek Road.

Two children were among the eight injured; both had non-life threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital, CMPD told WBTV.

One patient was taken to the hospital with injuries described as potentially life-threatening, according to MEDIC.

Six of those injured were taken to CMC Main, and two were taken to  Presbyterian Main, MEDIC said.

Sky3 was over the scene of the accident as emergency workers directed traffic. A car and an SUV could be seen in the intersection, both with heavy damage.

There is no word on what may have caused the accident, or if any charges will be filed, but WBTV will bring updates as soon as they become available.

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