Wrong way accident on I-77 sends two to hospital

Wrong way accident on Interstate 77

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police responded to a wrong-way accident at Interstate 77 and the John Belk Freeway.

Police say just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning, a wrong way driver was coming off John Belk Freeway when their vehicle collided with another car head-on. Police say alcohol has not been ruled out as a contributing factor in the accident.

Medic says two patients were transported from the scene to CMC-Main with non life-threatening injuries.

Two lanes of I-77 Northbound were closed while the accident was being cleared.

Highway patrol is still investigating.

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