CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston Police Department (CPD) is responding to a Wednesday evening crash involving a pedestrian that has shut down traffic on a major interstate.

According to CPD, the incident happened on I-26 eastbound near the Meeting Street exit.

Traffic was being diverted as of shortly after 8:00 p.m.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

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