Crashes block part of I-85 in Greenville Co.


GREENVILLE Co., S.C. (WSPA) — Crashes near the Southern Connector blocked north and southbound lanes of Interstate 85 in Greenville County.

Early Wednesday morning, the S.C. Highway Patrol reported five crashes on I-85 in Greenville County.

One wreck at I-85 South near exit 42 was blocking lanes shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday. Two northbound lanes were also blocked in that area.

The S.C. Highway Patrol said two southbound lanes of I-85 at mile marker 42 has reopened, but detours would continue until traffic cleared.

Other crashes were reported on I-85 North near mile markers 42 and 54 in Greenville County.

Troopers were responding to about 30 incidents around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday across the Upstate, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol’s real time traffic website.

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