UPDATE: Traffic advisory: York St NE in Aiken OPEN

UPDATE: Traffic advisory: York St NE in Aiken OPEN

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - Due to an accident that happened in Aiken early Tuesday morning, on York St. (U.S. Hwy 1)  traffic is being diverted off York St. northbound on Kershaw St. and southbound traffic onto Rutland Dr. (118 Bypass). That accident did result in a power outage in that area, crews from SCE&G are working to repair the damage quickly, however, it is expected to be repaired by 10:30 am at the latest.

UPDATE: As of 1:54pm Tuesday, York Street is back open according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

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