18-wheeler accident led to gas leak, heavy delays on I-526

18-wheeler accident led to gas leak, heavy delays on I-526

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - An accident involving an 18-wheeler on I-526 prompted a fuel leak that backed up traffic for several miles Wednesday afternoon.

One eastbound lane was blocked shortly near the Leeds Avenue exit.as crews responded. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Charleston County dispatchers said the truck was leaking gas.

At 12:15 a.m., the drive time from West Ashley to Mount Pleasant was 34 minutes.

The scene was cleared at 1:49 p.m., according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol

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