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Driver disappears in west Charlotte crash

(John Sparks | WBTV) (John Sparks | WBTV)
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(John Sparks | WBTV) (John Sparks | WBTV)
(John Sparks | WBTV) (John Sparks | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A driver is missing following a wreck in west Charlotte Thursday night.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a car overturned and caught fire around 11:30 p.m. on Old Down Road near Walkers Cove Trail. Police say the car was empty when they arrived. The driver is likely hurt and is currently being sought, police say. 

Rail traffic was halted in the area as officials worked the scene. 

Police say there is some damage to rail equipment. 

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. 

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