Savannah Hwy reopened after 18-wheeler gets stuck in ditch

(Source: WCSC)
(Source: WCSC)

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Hwy 17 at Main Road has been reopened after crews worked for hours to remove an 18-wheeler from a ditch.

Officials say a car turned in front of the truck, which then swerved into a ditch in front of a nearby Burger King around 3 a.m.

It took at least three tow trucks to get the semi, half-filled with auto parts, out of mud and water.

The roadway was reopened around 8:30 a.m.

Motorists were being rerouted to Old Charleston Road as crews remained on scene.

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