Crews respond to several crashes in Charleston area Saturday night
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department says crews responded to the scene of several accidents Saturday night.
They say eastbound lanes of I-526 between Riverland and the Wando Bridge were closed for about 2 to 3 hours because of several accidents. It reopened at about 11:45 p.m., police say.
Drivers were asked to find alternate routes.
Officers say one accident involved a pickup truck that ended up under an 18-wheeler after rear-ending it at a high rate of speed.
They say the driver of the pickup truck was transported to MUSC with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
As police were preparing to leave the scene, they say they received a call regarding another accident, unrelated to the first.
Officers say the second accident was minor and happened on I-526 near Daniel Island.
No word yet on any injuries as a result of that crash.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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