1 transported after manhole explosion in Bluffton

1 transported after manhole explosion in Bluffton

BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) - One person was transported to the hospital after an explosion took place in a manhole in Bluffton, just after 10 a.m on Tuesday.

Beaufort County EMS responded and treated the victim. A helicopter transported the victim to a trauma center. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time.

Bluffton Fire crews and security from University of South Carolina Beaufort also responded.

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

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