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I-26 East in Calhoun County open after crash, fire

In the latest update, the SCHP reports that eastbound lanes of I-26 near the 126 mile marker are now open.

CALHOUN COUNTY, South Carolina — Eastbound lanes of Interstate 26 in Calhoun County are reopen after a two car collision, where one vehicle was on fire, blocked the lanes, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

In the latest update around 5 p.m., the SCHP reports that eastbound lanes of I-26 near the 126 mile marker are open once again. 

That's about one mile from the Old Sandy Run Road exit. The accident happened around 2:48 p.m. 

According to Trooper Tyler Tidwell, one vehicle was on fire. 

This is the second collision that has blocked traffic on I-26 in Calhoun County in the last week. Last Friday, a five vehicle crash happened near the 136 mile marker in the westbound lanes. 

One person died in that collision. 

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This is a developing story. 

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