Police shut down I-526 WB traffic in Mt Pleasant for incident on Wando Bridge

Police shut down I-526 WB traffic in Mt Pleasant for incident on Wando Bridge

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say westbound I-526 traffic from Mount Pleasant to West Ashley has been shut down due to an incident Saturday morning.

Mount Pleasant police say the incident is on the Wando Bridge where authorities are speaking to a distraught male subject.

Police are advising motorists to use alternate routes.

Westbound traffic is being diverted to Longpoint Road.

Mount Pleasant police officials had earlier reported that eastbound traffic was closed. Police sent an email correction stating eastbound traffic was open and westbound traffic is closed.

The potential jumper has been talked down from the bridge. The Wando Bridge is now open after Mt. Pleasant Police Department has cleared the bridge.

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