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Good Samaritan struck by vehicle while helping crash victims on Brookshire Freeway

Mike Rode | WBTV Mike Rode | WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A good Samaritan who pulled over to help after a crash on the outer loop of Brookshire Freeway near Interstate 77 was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, two vehicles were involved in the initial crash when a driver in a third vehicle stopped on the side of the road to offer help. The man was struck by another car that was passing by as he was getting out of his own vehicle, officers say. 

Police say two lanes on the outer loop of Brookshire Freeway near I-77 were shut down for some time due to the two wrecks. 

Multiple people were injured in the incident, police say. CMPD said at least one person has potentially life-threatening injuries. 

Drivers in the area can take the John Belk Freeway to get to I-77. 

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