4-car pile-up cleared on I-526 near Westmoreland Bridge

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - A four-car wreck on Interstate 526 has been cleared after it caused traffic delays heading toward West Ashley on Wednesday morning. The wreck involved four vehicles just before the Westmoreland Bridge.

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According to Charleston police, the accident occurred around 8 a.m. and involved a car, SUV, pickup truck and an 18-wheeler.

The car traveling in front of the 18-wheeler stopped suddenly causing a chain reaction where several vehicles struck vehicles in front of them.

No one was transported to the hospital by EMS. The investigation is ongoing.

Two westbound lanes on I-526 were blocked, but have since been reopened. Traffic was backed up past Highway 61 as emergency crews worked the accident.

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