Early-morning crash slows traffic on I-526E

Early-morning crash slows traffic on I-526E
A crash reported during Monday morning’s commute caused a backup from the Wando Bridge to the Don Holt Bridge. (Source: SCDOT)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A crash reported during Monday morning’s commute caused a backup from the Wando Bridge to the Don Holt Bridge.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety said the crash happened at approximately 6:38 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-526 one mile east of exit 24, the Daniel Island exit. The crash blocked the left lane of the interstate, according to traffic signs in the area.

Drivers in the area were reporting near stand-still traffic near the crash scene. The drive time from Charleston to Mount Pleasant has increased to about 41 minutes as of just before 7 a.m.

The crash scene has since been cleared.

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