UPDATE: All lanes of I-95 in Florence County reopen after crash involving hazardous materials

UPDATE: All lanes of I-95 in Florence County reopen after crash involving hazardous materials
Crews worked a double fatal vehicle accident, involving a single vehicle in the 2600 BLK of Rifle Range Road near Hamlin Road.

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – All lanes of I-95 in Florence County have reopened following a crash involving hazardous materials Tuesday night.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said a commercial motor vehicle carrying hazardous materials was involved in a collision on I-95 southbound near mile marker 156. As a precaution, north and southbound lanes of I-95 between the 150 and 157 mile markers were closed as a result.

At around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, northbound lanes of I-95 reopened. About an hour later, SCHP said the southbound lanes were now open.

The Florence County Emergency Management said specially-trained personnel responded and evaluated the hazardous material substance. Officials said there is minimal exposure risk due to inhalation and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is evaluating the environmental threat.

It’s not clear if anyone was injured in the crash.

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