UPDATE: Missing passenger located following Wando Bridge accident

Published: Sep. 25, 2014 at 4:57 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2014 at 5:33 AM EDT
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The US Coast Guard confirms the female passenger who went missing following an accident on the Wando Bridge is no longer in distress, having made contact with her parents.

Mount Pleasant Police responded to the accident around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday.  According to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch, the accident involved one car, and officers were looking for the passenger, when she could not be located after the accident. 

As officers responded, the two westbound lanes of I-526 were closed, near exit 24 for Daniel Island, according to SCDOT.

The US Coast Guard also assisted with a small boat and helicopter.

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