Overturned tractor-trailer snarls morning traffic in West Ashley


WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – Crews have cleared an overturned tractor-trailer which backed up traffic in West Ashley early Tuesday morning.

According to dispatch, the call came in at 4:46 a.m. on Bees Ferry Road near Ashley River Road.

Sergeant Judson Haithcock with the Charleston Police Department said the driver was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

Preliminary judgement suggest the driver of the tractor-trailer took the turn too fast.

Oil and gas leaked out of the vehicle as a result of the overturned vehicle. Crews are waiting on hazmat to clean-up the spill.

Charleston Police Department, Fire & EMS responded to the crash.

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