A multi-car wreck in south Charlotte left five people injured late Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. in the 9300 block of Nations Ford Road between Hebron Street and Arrowood Road.

Emergency crews worked for some time to free several victims after becoming trapped in the crash.  Two people with life-threatening injuries were transported to Carolinas Medial Center and three others were injured as well.

The crash occurred after a maroon minivan collided with a black SUV at  the intersection of Nations Ford and Hebron.

It is still unclear what caused the crash.

In the year 2010, 5,419,000 motor-vehicle crashes were reported and 32,885 people were killed.  Every trip to the store or drive across town can has its own set of risks, and a car wreck can change a normal day into a tragic one.  The good news is, there are trusted attorneys that can assist you and your loved ones on your path to recovery after a serious accident.  Call the  Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.