Two Friday crashes in the Burton area sent two to the hospital.
An afternoon crash around 1:30 p.m. on County Shed Road between a van and a pickup truck damaged both vehicles and left the driver of the van with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, according to a Burton Fire District news release. The driver was taken to a local hospital and the roadway was blocked for about 45 minutes.
A crash around 9 p.m. on Clarendon Road critically injured a motorcyclist who was transported to a hospital, according to the release. The motorcycle was found near the gate of Clarendon Plantation and the driver was found approximately one mile away from the vehicle after firefighters, Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office deputies and EMS searched the area.