Crash on I-26 results in lane closure

Published 3:38 pm Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Driver transported to the hospital


SALUDA––Emergency responders were dispatched to I-26 for a single-vehicle accident.

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At 5:30 on Tuesday afternoon, a single-vehicle accident occurred on I-26 east, at mile marker 65. There was only one individual in the car, who was transported by ambulance to the hospital. Officials do not know the extent of the driver’s injuries. 

According to officials at Columbus Fire Department, one lane of traffic was shut down for about 20 minutes while they cleared the wreck.

Also on scene were Saluda Fire and Rescue, Polk County EMS, and North Carolina Highway Patrol.


(Photo courtesy Columbus Fire Department Facebook page.)