26-car pileup shuts down I-26 for hours

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An intense thunderstorm led to a 26-car pileup on I-26 near Summerville that had traffic stalled for hours in both directions.

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But most intense was the stalling in the westbound lanes where traffic was completely stopped and motorists stood outside their cars in a line that stretched upwards of two miles.

The Post and Courier has a nice write-up on the incident.

Live 5 News has a sizable photo gallery of contributed photos and a nice video report.

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