A crash caused injuries and tied up traffic early this evening on Ashley River Road in West Ashley.

The two-vehicle wreck was reported about 6:18 p.m. at Playground Road.

One person was taken by ambulance to a hospital, Charleston Police Department spokesman Charles Francis said.

Traffic on Ashley River Road was still backed up around 7 p.m.

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