Fatal crash closes portion of Augusta Road in Town of Lexington
Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) – A fatal head-on collision at the intersection of Augusta Road (US-1) and Morgan Drive had Augusta Road closed Thursday morning. The accident happened around 7:15 a.m. A total of four cars were said to be involved.
Lexington Police Officers were detouring outbound traffic that is on Main Street onto North Lake Drive (SC-6). Traffic that was on Augusta Road was being turned around after the wreck. Police said inbound traffic will continue to be detoured onto I-20. Employees of the Waffle House at Augusta Road and I-20 said that the traffic was stalled back across the interstate for a short period while the detour was put into place.
The Lexington Police Department has requested the assistance of the SC Highway Patrol’s MAIT Team to investigate the accident. The Lexington County Coroner’s Office is also on the scene.