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Scooter rider struck by semi truck in west Charlotte

(Ben Williamson | WBTV) (Ben Williamson | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A man on a scooter was struck and seriously injured by a tractor-trailer in west Charlotte early Thursday morning. 

It happened just before 1 a.m. on Freedom Drive near Chesire Avenue, shutting down all inbound lanes for several hours.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say the scooter rider was hit by a FedEx tractor-trailer. 

The man went to Carolinas Medican Center-Main in critical condition. 

At this point, police say they do not plan on charging the driver of the truck. 

All lanes on Freedom Drive have since re-opened. 

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