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FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Multiple crashes wreck morning commute

Crash closes ramp to Ravenel Bridge. (Source: Brandy Alexander) Crash closes ramp to Ravenel Bridge. (Source: Brandy Alexander)
Crash causes lane closures on I-526 at Exit 17. (Source: SCDOT) Crash causes lane closures on I-526 at Exit 17. (Source: SCDOT)
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Traffic in the Lowcountry was brought to a crawl after multiple accidents Wednesday morning.

Meteorologist Jordan Wilkerson reported the drive on I-26 from Summerville to downtown Charleston was 84 minutes at one point. Around 9 a.m., the drive halved to just over 40 minutes.

Crashes were reported on I-26 near the exit to University Boulevard and on I-526 eastbound at the merge. 

The SCDOT said a crash closed a ramp to the Ravenel Bridge from I-26 before 7:45 a.m. 

According to Charleston County dispatchers, officers were called to respond to a three-car crash at 8:50 a.m. 

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