Authorities say they were called around 7:40 a.m. on Sunday, January 21, to a creek off Bartlett Road for someone who was pinned in a vehicle. They found a car to the side of the road and in the creek.
According to officials, firefighters were able to free the individual in 7 minutes after careful planning.
The person was taken to Atrium CMC with life-threatening injuries, according to the Mecklenburg EMS agency (MEDIC).
Mint Hill Police helped with traffic control and are investigating the incident. The Idlewild Volunteer Fire Department also assisted.
Authorities did not say how the car ended up in the creek or what led up to the incident.
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