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FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Crash on I-26 slowing traffic in both directions southeast of Columbia

A crash on I-26 near Sandy run Road. (Source: @J_mcwatsb via Twitter) A crash on I-26 near Sandy run Road. (Source: @J_mcwatsb via Twitter)
The crash is near mile marker 126. (Source: SCDOT) The crash is near mile marker 126. (Source: SCDOT)
CALHOUN COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

A crash in the median of Interstate 26 has traffic crawling in both directions in Calhoun County.

The collision happened near mile marker 126, which is in the vicinity of the Sandy Run Road exit.

South Carolina Department of Transportation cameras show traffic backed up in both eastbound and westbound lanes. Eastbound traffic is backed up for around eight miles.

Video from the scene shows at least two vehicles involved, with one on its side.

If you're looking for an alternate route, you can consider using U.S. 21 or U.S. 176. Westbound traffic should get off at Exit 136 to avoid getting caught in the congestion. Eastbound drivers can get off on Exit 119 to bypass the traffic.

You are urged to use caution in the area.

There is no word on injuries. 

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