CHARLOTTE - Three young women are hospitalized in a car accident on the highway by Charlotte Friday afternoon. The accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-69 near Exit 61 at about 2:15pm. Police on the scene tell us there were three 19-year-old women in the mini-van that rolled over into the median.
There was no immediate indication on what caused the accident or how severe the injuries to the women are.
Northbound lanes of the highway have been closed, with traffic being diverted to Lansing Road.