Driver airlifted after crash smashes axle off semi-truck

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A crash between a minivan and a semi-truck shut down a highway near Charlotte this morning,.

One driver was airlifted to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The crash happened on M-50 near Wheaton Road causing the road to be shut down during the investigation.

The impact was so violent an axle from the semi-truck trailer was torn off and ended in a nearby yard.

There are indications from investigators that one of the vehicles crossed the median, striking the other.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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