Over-turned 18 wheeler backs up Florence traffic on I-95

Over-turned 18 wheeler backs up Florence traffic on I-95 (Image 1)
Over-turned 18 wheeler backs up Florence traffic on I-95 (Image 1)

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – An accident involving an 18 wheeler caused major traffic delays Tuesday morning in Florence County.

According to the SC Highway Patrol's website, the injury accident happened around 7:45 a.m. on I-95 near the 163 mile marker.

Images from the scene show at least two vehicles were involved in the crash and an 18 wheeler was over-turned.

West Florence Fire Captain Anthony Fox said 5 people were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

There's no word on what caused the crash, but heavy rain in the area makes driving more difficult.

Count on News13 and WBTW.com for more on this story as soon as it becomes available.

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