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I-20 accident scene clear hours after truck overturned

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Interstate 20 has been cleared hours after a morning accident near Malfunction Junction.

Two tractor trailers collided Wednesday morning around 9:00 a.m. on Interstate 20 westbound near the I-20 and I-26 interchange. One of the 18-wheelers ended up on its side blocking all of the westbound lanes on I-20.

Troopers said the incident started when one of the 18-wheelers on the I-26 ramp lost control and a second 18-wheeler swerved to avoid the first truck and overturned.

The ramp from I-26 westbound to I-20 westbound remains closed as crews work to remove the overturned tractor trailer.

Troopers said a small amount of oil leaked from one of the 18-wheelers, but crews were able to contain the leak.

There were no reports of any injuries. It is unclear if either driver will be cited.

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