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Injuries in Chester logging truck crash; York, Lancaster traffic clogged from wrecks

Multiple crashes in North Carolina and South Carolina caused major traffic delays Thursday in York and Lancaster counties.

A logging truck crash in Chester County with another vehicle caused delays and detours on U.S. 21 near Landsford Road, officials said. Officials told WBTV, The Herald’s news partner. that fog caused the injured to be transported by ground rather than helicopter. That injury crash that remains under investigation, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Interstate 77 northbound commuter traffic toward Charlotte was bumper to bumper from the state line to Rock Hill for hours Thursday morning, according to traffic websites and news outlets including WBT radio.

North Carolina traffic sites showed delays of at least 35 minutes on I-77 northbound near the state line.

Traffic on U.S. 21 north, the alternate route, was backed up several miles across the Catawba River to the city of Rock Hill.

Crashes were reported by S.C. Highway Patrol in York County on S.C. 49 near Lake Wylie and S.C. 21 near Spring Hill Farm Road.

Lancaster County wrecks included two on U.S. 521, at River Road and Corporate Center Drive. Another Lancaster County crash was reported with injuries at Great Falls Highway near Major Evans Road, according to the highway patrol.

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