FIRST ALERT: Rivers Avenue reopen after wrong-way crash

Updated: Sep. 21, 2020 at 2:35 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The North Charleston Police Department says Rivers Avenue has been reopened after a wrong-way crash Monday morning.

Deputy Chief Scott Deckard says information at the scene revealed one of the vehicles was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Rivers when the collisions occurred.

Police say the crash is also related to a crash that occurred on Goose Creek Boulevard.

The crash happened in the area of Rivers Avenue at Otranto Road and closed all lanes of Rivers Avenue, Deckard said. As of 2:30 p.m., Deckard said the roadway was expected to remain closed for “an extended time.”

Witnesses reported debris spread over the roadway.

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