Three people flee scene of hit-and-run accident

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a hit and run incident involving three cars on Interstate 77.

The incident occurred just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Highway Patrol says a Chevrolet Impala traveling south on I-77 struck a cab, then spun and hit another vehicle.

Three people then exited the damaged Impala and proceeded to leave the scene in a white SUV.

Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Two lanes of I-77 southbound were shut down while the scene was being cleared, but they have since been reopened.

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