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One killed, 3 injured in 7 vehicle crash on Hwy. 74 at I-485

WBTV’s Sky 3 flew over the scene around 2 p.m. on Thursday where multiple cars were seen overturned in the accident.
One person has been killed and 3 others were seriously injured in a traffic collision involving seven vehicles in Matthews
Published: Dec. 23, 2021 at 3:29 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - One person has been killed and 3 others were seriously injured in a traffic collision involving seven vehicles in Matthews, according to Medic.

WBTV’s Sky 3 flew over the scene around 2 p.m. on Thursday where multiple cars and trucks could be seen overturned in the accident.

Matthews Police say all seven cars were traveling in the same direction.

The westbound side of E. Independence Blvd. (Hwy. 74) at I-485 was closed due to the ongoing investigation of the crash but reopened shortly after 5 p.m.

Medic says 3 injured patients were transported to the hospital.

More details will be released when available.

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