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Metal truck tips, blocks S.C. 9 Bypass

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By Greg Summers

The two eastbound lanes of S.C. 9 Bypass at the North Main Street overpass are shut down after a trailer loaded with scrap metal overturned just after 9:30 a.m. Monday. The truck cab did not flip over, and the driver was not hurt. He was walking around talking with police.

Firefighters, police and the S.C. Department of Transportation crews are all at the scene.

Both eastbound lanes are strewn with metal, and the cleanup could take hours. 

Motorists who use the bypass while traveling east should exit off onto North Main then turn right. Go the second traffic light and turn left onto Woodland Drive. Then, turn right at McDonald's to pick up the bypass.

Check back later for details.   

   

Follow reporter Greg Summers on Twitter @GregSummersTLN or contact him at (803) 283-1156.