An accident on U.S. 278 near Buckwalter Parkway blocked two lanes of eastbound traffic for about 50 minutes on Tuesday morning, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.
The accident, which happened just before 8 a.m., involved an SUV and a dump truck, witnesses report.
The lanes were blocked in the area in front of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.
The Sheriff’s Office reported the lanes were clear around 8:45 a.m.
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Beaufort County and Jasper County are under a dense fog advisory until 10 a.m., according to the National Weather Service in Charleston. It was unknown whether fog played a role in the accident.