'Avoid the area': Columbia-Richland Fire handling major accident on Leesburg Road – WLTX.com

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Fire officials in Columbia are warning drivers to avoid a sizable accident at a busy intersection on the edge of town.
The Columbia-Richland Fire Department announced late Saturday that it had crews at the intersection of Trotter and Leesburg roads due to a crash. The area lies just south of Fort Jackson in a largely rural residential area, though Leesburg Road is a major route for many in it.
The department said the crash happened around 5:15 p.m. and urged drivers in the area to avoid that stretch of road, describing the crash as “major.”
Fire officials said that one vehicle overturned and one patient has been taken from the scene. This is a developing story. Check back for updates as they become available.
Next up in 5
Example video title will go here for this video

In Other News
Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings.