Washout closes road in Colleton


COLLETON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Authorities are reporting a road washout in Colleton County at Carter Road near Lodge Highway.

That means the supporting dirt has given way beneath the roadway.

According to Ted Stanfield with Colleton Sheriff's Office, the hole is a few hundred yards from the highway and the road will likely be shut down.

The Department of Transportation has been notified and crews are responding to fix the issue.