FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: All lanes of Hwy. 17 in Mt. Pleasant reopen after crash

Source: Live 5
Source: Live 5

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - All lanes of Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant have reopened hours after a serious accident.

Officers responded to the scene near the Wando Crossing Shopping Center just after 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to Mount Pleasant Police Inspector Chip Googe. All southbound lanes and one northbound lane of Highway 17 at Ida Road were closed.

Police remained on the scene more than four-and-a-half hours after the crash taking measurements.

An SUV involved in the crash was towed from the scene shortly after 6 a.m. Crews towed a sedan from the scene shortly after 6:30 a.m.

Police say multiple people were transported to an area hospital, but there was no immediate word on the severity of injuries.

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