I-26 eastbound lanes reopen after rollover crash

I-26 eastbound lanes reopen after rollover crash
The crash was reported at 9:16 a.m. at mile marker 209, near the Ashley Phosphate Road exit. (Source: SCDOT)

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - All lanes of I-26 near Ashley Phosphate Road reopened Friday afternoon hours after a rollover crash caused major traffic headaches.

The crash was reported at 9:16 a.m. at mile marker 209, near the Ashley Phosphate Road exit. One eastbound lane reopened shortly before 10 a.m.

A short time later, drivers were diverted off the interstate onto College Park Road to give crews time to clear the area.

The lanes were reported reopened before 2 p.m.

The crash involved a vehicle rollover, South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell said. Two occupants of the vehicle were taken to an area hospital. Their condition was not immediately known.

Traffic cameras showed a backup of up to three miles behind the crash.

I-26 CRASH

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: One eastbound lane of I-26 near Ashley Phosphate Road just reopened after a crash blocked all lanes. The crash does involve injuries, troopers say. MORE>> https://bit.ly/3bJaBdG

Posted by Live 5 News on Friday, February 26, 2021

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