Newberry, SC (November 28, 2023) – A significant multi-vehicle accident disrupted traffic on Interstate 26 in Newberry County during the busy pre-Thanksgiving travel period. The South Carolina Department of Transportation reported the crash at mile marker 85 in the eastbound lanes between Chapin and Newberry, near Highway 202.
Details of the crash involving multiple vehicles are yet to be fully disclosed. The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the blockage of all eastbound lanes, with severe slowdowns also affecting the westbound side. By around 2:30 p.m., crews cleared the wreckage, and normal traffic flow resumed shortly after.
The status of any injuries remains uncertain. Investigations into the cause and impact of the accident are ongoing, with authorities working to provide further information.