2nd wreck of day on Ravenel Bridge shuts down northbound lanes

The Charleston Police Department is reported a second wreck today that has the northbound lanes of traffic on the Ravenel Bridge closed.

Officers and EMS are responding now to the four-vehicle crash that was reported just before 5 p.m. No one has been taken to any hospitals yet, according to a Tweet from the department.

The earlier wreck involved a three-car hit-and-run that occurred just after 2:10 p.m.

According to Charleston Police Department spokesman Charles Francis, one person was taken to East Cooper Hospital and another was taken to Medical University Hospital stemming from the three-car hit-and-run.

No other details have been released on either crash.

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