Update 9:56pm We have shut down I-77 NB at Exit 25 (Sam Furr Road), while we work, confirming extrication in progress a car into the rear of a tractor trailer, continue to Use caution & YIELD to responding units.
Update 10:02pm We have safely extricated one patient from the car into the tractor trailer. A second patient from a third vehicle is also being assessed. Roadway is still closed as we work. Continue to Use caution & YIELD to responding units.
Update 10:10pm Patient extricated & is now with MEDIC. Large debris field across roadway remains. We still have I-77 NB closed at Exit 25. We’re requesting I-77 Express to the scene to assist with cleanup, continue to Use caution & YIELD to responding units.
FINAL Update 10:30pm Scene turned over to I-77 Express. All Fire/Rescue units are clearing. HFD Duty Chief is retrieving firefighters who rode into Atrium Main in Charlotte with MEDIC assisting with patient care.