Traffic moving on I-526 following overturned construction vehicle

The backhoe (Source: Justin Lock)
The backhoe (Source: Justin Lock)
Eastbound traffic backed up behind the backhoe. (Source: SCDOT)
Eastbound traffic backed up behind the backhoe. (Source: SCDOT)

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have cleared an accident scene on Interstate 526 where an overturned construction vehicle had snarled traffic Monday afternoon.

The vehicle overturned on I-526 at mile 15, between Dorchester Road and International Boulevard.  The vehicle, which appeared to be a backhoe, was blocking the right lane of traffic.

Eastbound traffic was backed up over the General William C. Westmoreland Bridge into West Ashley.

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