Traffic

Lanes reopen after overturned trailer blocks westbound Malfunction Junction exit

South Carolina Department of Transportation

All lanes of an exit off of Interstate 20 westbound have reopened after they were blocked by an overturned tractor trailer Friday morning.

SC Highway Patrol Trooper David Jones, sent out a tweet around 4:45 p.m. stating that the lanes have since reopened.

Crews reportedly moved to the right shoulder of the highway to finish up working.

The trailer was carrying paper products and no injuries occurred, according to Trooper Jones.

All lanes near the Interstate 26 eastbound exit 64A toward Charleston were blocked at the major highway web known as “Malfunction Junction” around of 11 a.m.

Isabella Cueto is a bilingual multimedia journalist covering Lexington County, one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina. She previously worked as a reporter for the Medill Justice Project and WLRN, South Florida’s NPR station. She is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she studied journalism and theatre arts.
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