Two hospitalized in I-277 crash, driver facing DWI charges - DETAILS on WBTV

Two hospitalized in I-277 crash, driver facing DWI charges - DETAILS on WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A driver is facing DWI charges after crashing into a support pole near the I-277 ramp to Kenilworth Avenue this morning. The driver and the passenger, both males, were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The crash happened around 3 a.m. and cleared around 4:45 a.m.

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