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Driver seriously injured after crashing into tree near uptown Charlotte

Caroline Hicks | WBTV Caroline Hicks | WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A driver was seriously injured after striking a tree near uptown Charlotte Tuesday morning. 

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on the outbound ramp of Interstate 277 to East Independence Boulevard. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a driver ran off the roadway and struck a tree. 

Police say the driver was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main with life-threatening injuries. 

No lanes were blocked during the incident. 

There's no word on what caused the crash. 

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