There is heavy traffic reported on I-20 in Aiken County on Thursday afternoon due to a lane closure following a collision.

The incident took place around 11:30 a.m. in the I-20 westbound lane near mile marker 10 and Palmetto Parkway, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation reports one lane has been closed off to traffic as crews work to clear the scene. Officials suggest drivers seek an alternative route if possible.

There are some injuries reported at the scene, according to SCHP.

Tripp Girardeau is the crime and courts reporter with the Aiken Standard. Follow him on Twitter at @trippgirardeau.