Two people detained after mobile meth lab shuts down lanes on I-26

RAW VIDEO: Police & emergency crews on scene of incident on I-26 in N. Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have detained two people after a mobile meth lab shut down westbound lanes on I-26 in North Charleston Friday night.

North Charleston Police say the driver of the vehicle, Frank Freeman, and an unknown female passenger were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

According to police, the incident happened near the Aviation Avenue exit around 8 p.m. when officers were conducting a traffic stop.

Police say officers located an active meth lab inside a vehicle which prompted emergency crews to respond and close two lanes.

According to SCDOT, the lane closures were in the area of mile marker 214 between the Aviation Avenue and Ashley Phosphate exits.

NCPD investigators released a report Friday night stating that two people have been detained in connection to the incident and Hazmat crews were on scene.

Motorists reported that in addition to emergency crews, law enforcement agencies including the DEA were spotted at the incident.

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