Two crashes on Tuesday in the same area of Parris Island Gateway in Beaufort sent five people to the hospital, according to the Burton Fire District.
Around noon, a pickup truck and a car collided near the Robert Smalls Parkway intersection, according to a fire district news release. The driver of the truck sustained what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital, the release said. The roadway was cleared in about 30 minutes.
Shortly after 6 p.m., two cars crashed in the same area, leaving four people in one of the vehicles with apparent non-life-threatening injuries, the release said. They were transported to a local hospital, and the roadway was cleared in about 30 minutes.