Three people were seriously injured in a wreck that snarled traffic on Statesville Road Tuesday morning.

According to authorities, the crash and its cause is under continuing investigations.

One victim was rushed to Carolinas Medical Center Huntersville with life threatening injuries.  A second patient was brought to Presbyterian Huntersville with less severe injuries.  A third was transported to Presbyterian Main with potentially life threatening injuries.

The crash briefly shut down Statesville Road Tuesday morning.

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