Crash in Lexington blocks major road, leaves travelers injured, police say

police lights at night
police lights at night

A crash near Lexington has multiple lanes of a major road blocked, according to a Tweet from the local police department.

The crash occurred before 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Mineral Springs Road, according to the Tweet.

People involved in the accident were injured, according to the Tweet. The number of people hurt and the status of their injuries are currently unclear.

Police ask drivers to avoid the area and seek another route during their commute Wednesday.

Emily Bohatch helps cover South Carolina’s government for The State. She also updates The State’s databases. Her accomplishments include winning a Green Eyeshade award in Disaster Reporting in 2018 for her teamwork reporting on Hurricane Irma. She has a degree in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Ohio University’s E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.