3 people seriously injured in crash on Tunnel Road in Asheville

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2:00AM UPDATE: Investigators say three people injured in the crash on I-240 suffered serious injuries; two of them are life-threatening. The investigation into what caused the crash is ongoing.


Asheville police are working a wreck on Tunnel Road near Asheville Mall. The road is closed in both directions near Interstate 240.

Authorities said at least two people were in the car. Both were taken to the hospital. One person had significant injuries. We don't know the condition of second person.

The crash happened about 10:30 p.m. near Chili's.

According to Asheville police, a vehicle traveling west went off I-240 or the ramp and onto Tunnel Road below.

Avoid the area if possible.

This story will be updated as soon as more information is available.