A collision blocked parts of Highway 501 on Saturday following a multi-vehicle collision, according to news reports .
The accident occurred around 3 p.m. in the right lane. The collision backed up traffic beach-bound near the Intercostal Waterway Bridge. The backup was more than a mile long, according to news reports.
It is unclear exactly how the collision occurred. It is also unclear what extent of injuries occurred. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision involved injures.
The accident is being investigated.
As a Charleston car accident attorney , I'm saddened to hear about this multi-car accident. I hope anyone injured in this collision is able to experience a full and speedy recovery. I hope investigators are able to determine exactly how the collision occurred so an accident like this can potentially be prevented in the future. I urge drivers to always pay attention while driving and never drive under the influence so accidents like this can be prevented in the future.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Charleston .