A wreck on Interstate 77 in Charlotte sent eight people to the hospital this afternoon.
Around 12:20 p.m., paramedics responded to the wreck involving multiple vehicles on northbound Interstate 77 near Clanton Road, south of uptown.
Charlotte firefighters also responded to help rescue at least one person who was trapped in a vehicle. It took more than 20 firefighters to make the rescue in eight minutes.
One person suffered life-threatening injuries, and seven others had potentially life-threatening injuries, according to paramedics.