Fourth interstate crash today closes lane on I-20 at Monticello Road

A collision in the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 at Monticello road has closed the right lane.

The crash occurred at 2:17 p.m. , according to the S.C. Department of transportation. No word on injuries.

It is the fourth wreck to close down interstate lanes today.

A collision in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 26 near Chapin closed the left lane.

The crash occurred about 12:15 p.m. two miles east of Exit 91, according to the department. There is no word as yet on injuries.

That was the third crash today that closed lanes on Lexington County interstates.

The first crash occurred about 7 a.m. near mile marker 58 on Interstate 20. It closed both eastbound lanes for about two hours.

A second crash on I-20 eastbound near the same mile marker also closed a lane on the interstate. That crash occurred 9:40 a.m.

All three Lexington County wrecks have since been cleared.

Expect delays on I-20 westbound while crews work to clear the roadway. You may want to choose another route.

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