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Crashes snarl I-20 at state line, Wrightsboro at Flowing Wells

A South Carolina traffic camera shows congestion on westbound Interstate 20 after a major crash...
A South Carolina traffic camera shows congestion on westbound Interstate 20 after a major crash on the morning of Dec. 2, 2021.(WRDW)
Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 7:34 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Traffic was barely moving on Interstate 20 just inside South Carolina on Thursday morning after a traffic accident.

The major crash in the westbound lanes happened just inside South Carolina around 7:40 a.m., according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Traffic was still barely moving as of 8:30 a.m., according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

Drivers reported the trip from North Augusta into Augusta took as long as 20 minutes, a drive that should take a couple of minutes at most

There were no injuries in the crash, according to SCHP.

Traffic comes into Georgia over the state line just after passing through a congested zone due...
Traffic comes into Georgia over the state line just after passing through a congested zone due to a traffic accident on westbound Interstate 20 on the morning of Dec. 2, 2021.(WRDW)

Earlier Thursday morning, a vehicle collision blocked westbound lanes of Wrightsboro Road at Flowing Wells Road.

The crash was reported at 6:35 a.m., and debris was visible across the roadway as of about 7 a.m.

Traffic was still being redirected around 8 a.m. as one of the vehicles was being loaded into a tow truck, then one lane of traffic had reopened by 8:11.

This was the scene after a 6:35 a.m. crash on Dec. 2, 2021, at Wrightsboro and Flowing Wells...
This was the scene after a 6:35 a.m. crash on Dec. 2, 2021, at Wrightsboro and Flowing Wells roads.(WRDW)

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