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One injured after driver backs into apartment stairwell

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

One person was taken to the hospital after a truck struck the stairwell of a southeast Charlotte apartment complex.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. at an apartment complex on Teal Point Drive.

Officials say the pickup truck backed into the stairwell and knocked much of it out, forcing the building to be deemed unsafe.

Crews had to stabilize the stairwell to evacuate the building's residents. Officials said four units were affected.

Medic told WBTV that one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center and is expected to be okay.

The victim's name has not been released.

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