Highway 501 was closed shortly after a call accident on Tuesday, according to news reports .
The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Highway 501 near West Perry Road, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol’s website.
SCDOT said all southbound lanes of Highway 501 from Carolina Forest Boulevard to Wright Boulevard were closed as crews worked the accident.
The accident has since been cleared and traffic is now moving once more along Highway 501.
Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins said one vehicle rear ended another, causing the second vehicle to go into a ditch. The first vehicle then continued on and struck a second vehicle, which then struck another vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle in the ditch was taken to the hospital, however, the extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.
As a Moncks Corner car accident attorney , I’m saddened to hear about this car accident. I hope those injured in the collision are able to experience a full and speedy recovery. I urge drivers to always pay attention while driving to avoid car accidents like this.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Moncks Corner.