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Chain-Reaction Wreck Results in Injuries in Bluffton, South Carolina

February 10, 2019

BLUFFTON, SC. – As reported online in a news story from, a chain-reaction vehicle wreck on February 5 resulted in injuries in Bluffton, South Carolina. It appears at this time that one person was injured. The cause of the accident, which started with a rear-end crash, has still not been determined.*

The crash occurred on May River Road in Bluffton. At about 8:30 a.m., an Infiniti SUV (model not reported) was traveling west on May River Road and came upon stopped traffic near Gascoigne Bluff Road. 

The driver of the Infiniti failed to slow or stop in time and ended up crashing into the back of a pickup truck (make and model not reported). A Nissan SUV (model not reported) then crashed into the back of the Infiniti. It is not clear at this time why driver of the Infiniti did not stop in time to avoid the collision. Authorities have not yet provided information about any potential causes, like distraction or speeding. 

The Bluffton Township Fire Department responded to the scene and reported that one person involved in the crash sustained injuries. Emergency responders took this person to a nearby hospital for treatment. Officials said the person’s injuries appeared to be non-life threatening. He or she has not been identified.

It does not appear that anyone else was injured in the accident. Traffic was backed up after the crash in the area of Buckwater Parkway to Rose Dhu Plantation. Reports indicate traffic was moving again around 10 a.m. that day. South Carolina Highway Patrol is handling the accident investigation. 

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