Crash that blocked eastbound I-26 cleared

Published: Sep. 9, 2022 at 9:44 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 9, 2022 at 11:26 AM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Authorities say traffic is flowing again in all eastbound lanes of I-26 after a crash Friday caused major delays during the morning commute.

The crash was reported cleared at 11:07 a.m. by the South Carolina Highway Patrol, about two hours after it happened mile marker 211 and the Aviation Avenue exit.

The crash originally closed three eastbound lanes. As of 9:50 a.m., one of those had reopened, leaving the left two lanes of I-26EB closed.

Traffic was backed up for several miles past the Highway 52 Connector exit.