1 taken to hospital after car overturns on Ravenel Bridge

A two-car accident involving an overturned vehicle shut down eastbound lanes on the Ravenel Bridge for an hour early Thursday morning. The bridge was reopened just before 4 a.m.

According to Charleston police, the accident occurred at 2:56 a.m. The Ravenel Bridge was closed to traffic heading into Mt. Pleasant from 2:56 a.m. until 3:59 a.m.

One person was transported to MUSC with non-life threatening injuries.

Charleston police are still investigating the accident to determine the cause and to see if any charges will be filed.

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