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2-car crash snarls traffic on MacCorkle Avenue

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Charleston police are investigating a two-car crash on MacCorkle Avenue on Wednesday evening. The accident shut down traffic for a brief time, just before 8 p.m.

The two cars collided head-on according to authorities at the scene. It happened at the intersection of 39th Street and MacCorkle Avenue.

There were no serious injuries according to crews at the scene. The vehicles were moved out the roadway quickly and traffic was moving again by 8:30 p.m.