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Morning crash on Hwy 278 under investigation

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(Source: Bluffton Township Fire District) (Source: Bluffton Township Fire District)

The Bluffton Township Fire District and Beaufort County EMS responded to a multi-vehicle crash with injuries Friday morning on Hwy 278 in Bluffton.

It happened at 8 a.m. at the intersection of Hwy 278 and Buckwalter Parkway. Officials say three vehicles were involved and a total of 5 people were injured. The driver of one of the vehicles had to be extricated, according to the BTFD.

One of the vehicles was carrying paint that opened up when the wreck occurred, adding more difficulty to the situation.

The westbound lanes of Hwy 278 had to be closed for some time, but have since re-opened.

The Bluffton Police Department continues to investigate. 

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