One freed from wreck in northeast Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - One person was injured in a wreck in northeast Charlotte Thursday.

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the wreck occurred on West I-485 outer near Mallard Creek at mile marker 26. Firefighters tweeted about the wreck at 10:45 a.m.

Sixteen firefighters were able to free the victim in 23 minutes, crews said.

MEDIC says the victim was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Officials have not said what caused the wreck.

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