Accident on I-526 slowing westbound traffic

Traffic is moving slowly on Interstate-526 westbound in North Charleston.

The S.C. Department of Transportation is reporting an accident at exit 19, North Rhett Avenue. The right westbound lane is closed as officials try to clear the crash. Traffic is backed up from mile marker 19, near Rivers Avenue, to near mile marker 24. Drivers can expect delays in the area.

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