Accident, road work cause major delays on I-26

Accident, road work cause major delays on I-26

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - An accident on I-26 and road work along Highway 78 are causing heavy delays for motorists Friday morning.

A collision was reported near mile marker 205 in the westbound lane of I-26 at approximately 8:14 a.m. That accident had been cleared by 9 a.m., according to the Highway Patrol.

Also, authorities say one lane of traffic closed for road construction on Highway 78.

An accident reported on Ladson Road at approximately 7:30 a.m. was also cleared.

Viewers reported some commutes took more than two hours.

Electronic road signs at mile marker 200 along the I-26 eastbound lanes showed a 25-30 minute commute time to travel nine miles to the Ashley Phosphate exit, and 30-35 minutes to travel the 12 miles to I-526 before 9 a.m.

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