Single vehicle accident leaves 2 injured

BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) - A single vehicle collision left a driver in serious condition and the passenger in critical condition Saturday morning.

The accident occurred on South Carolina Route 170 when a driver of a 2007 Audi A4 was traveling northbound and approached the traffic circle located at Route 170 and Route 46 and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle went towards the wood line and collided into a tree, according to the Bluffton Police Department.

Bluffton Fire and EMS responded to the scene. The passenger was extricated from the vehicle and then airlifted to Savannah Memorial Hospital. The driver was also transported to Savannah Memorial Hospital.

The names of those involved in the accident have not been released pending family notification. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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