Charlotte, NC – SHP Trooper Adolfo Lopez-Alcedo Hurt in I-485 Crash

Charlotte, NC (July 6, 2020) – A trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol was critically hurt while investigating a crash on I-485 in Charlotte. The incident took place around 8:30 a.m. on the outer loop near West W.T. Harris Boulevard.
According to reports, Trooper Adolfo Lopez-Alcedo was at the scene of a fatal crash that had taken place two days earlier. He was surveying the scene as part of an investigation when an oncoming vehicle struck his patrol car before striking him as well. Adolfo-Lopez was rushed by ambulance to Atrium Health where he was listed in critical condition.
There is no information on the other driver and no indication of whether any charges are expected as a result of the crash.
Our condolences go out to the trooper’s family following this serious car accident in Charlotte.

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