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Highway 61 reopened after crews clear crash

Police say the crash happened on Highway 61 at the intersection with Old Towne Road.
Police say the crash happened on Highway 61 at the intersection with Old Towne Road.(Live 5)
Published: Sep. 20, 2021 at 8:17 AM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department says Highway 61 in West Ashley has been reopened following a crash that closed all southbound lanes.

Police say the crash happened on Highway 61 at the intersection with Old Towne Road.

The department tweeted about the incident at 8:05 a.m. Monday, saying it was a serious collision.

All southbound 61 traffic was reportedly being diverted to Old Towne Road and St. Andrew’s Boulevard.

The is no word on any injuries stemming from the accident.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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