ANDERSON Co., S.C. (WSPA) – Northbound lanes of I-85 reopened after a tanker carrying a flammable resin overturned, blocking all lanes for several hours.
The crash happened near exit 11 in the early morning hours of Monday.
Traffic was routed off at exit 11 and back on at exit 14 while crews, including hazmat, worked to contain and clear the leak.
Townville Fire Chief Billy McAdams said two cars crashed. The truck driver was trying to avoid that crash when he wrecked and overturned, according to the fire chief. The truck driver was trapped inside the tanker after the crash. The other two drivers were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Lanes reopened Monday afternoon.
Here is a list of current accidents on the SC Highway Patrol’s website: