Person seriously injured after armored truck crashes into Charlotte river

SKY 3: Armored truck crashes into creek, sends one person to hospital with serious injuries

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An armored truck appeared to have crashed into a river in north Charlotte Wednesday morning seriously injuring one person.

Charlotte Fire Department and Long Creek Fire Department were on the scene where a Garda truck appeared to be stuck in a river near Oakdale Road and I-485. Hazmat officials responded to the scene to assist with a spill.

According to Medic, one person was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

It it unclear how the truck ended up in the river.

Officials shut down Oakdale Road in both directions as crews worked to clear the scene.

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