5 people hurt in multi-vehicle crash on I-26, Charleston police say
Published: Feb. 28, 2023 at 9:47 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 1, 2023 at 4:22 AM EST
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department says a multi-vehicle crash shut down eastbound traffic on I-26 Tuesday night.
The crash happened near mile marker 220 around 8:59 p.m., according to Charleston Police Sgt. Elisabeth Wolfsen. She says all eastbound lanes were blocked while officers investigated the crash.
Traffic was backed up for more than two hours. Cars began turning around and driving in the opposite direction, and the scene began clearing around 11:30 p.m.
Wolfsen says five people were taken to area hospitals but did not release details on the extent of their injuries.
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