Hwy. 61 reopens to traffic after collision near Middleton Place

Hwy. 61 reopens to traffic after collision near Middleton Place
Car crash at the Mark Clark expressway slows traffic, Sunday night (Source: AP)

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A crash Sunday night on Highway 61 in Dorchester County forced officers to turn motorists around until tow trucks could clear the roadway.

The incident happened at approximately 8:41 p.m. on Ashley River Road near Middleton Place Road, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The crash involved injuries, but the extent of the injuries was not immediately known.

The roadway was cleared shortly after 10 p.m., according to a witness at the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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