Business 85 SB reopens after downed power lines closed lanes


SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Southbound lanes of Business 85 reopened Thursday afternoon after they were closed due to downed power lanes in the roadway.

A 7News crew at the scene said the power lines were down at Exit 3 near New Cut Road after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole.

South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 2:50 p.m.

Traffic was being detoured at Exit 3 onto Brisack Road.

Around 1,300 customers were without power in the area at one point, according to Duke Energy.

Traffic began moving again along Business 85 around 4:30pm.

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