Beaufort News

Bluffton wreck victim listed in critical condition

A man whose pickup truck overturned and crashed into trees Wednesday in Bluffton is in critical but stable condition at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, according to a Bluffton Police Department news release Thursday.

Charles William Manker, 46, of Bluffton ran off the right side of Okatie Highway between the S.C. 46/170 traffic circle and the New River Bridge, the release said. The truck sideswiped a guardrail, rolled several times and struck several trees before coming to a stop, the release said.

The investigation into the cause of the accident continues, according to the release.