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Crash at Hilton Head bridge, expect delays eastbound on US 278

A crash at the Hilton Head bridge caused major traffic delays on eastbound U.S. 278 Saturday afternoon.
A crash at the Hilton Head bridge caused major traffic delays on eastbound U.S. 278 Saturday afternoon.

A crash near the Hilton Head bridge is blocking traffic on U.S. Route 278 Saturday afternoon, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.

Traffic heading east on the highway is backed up to Burnt Church Road. As of 4:25 p.m., the crash appeared to be cleared, but traffic was still blocked. Eastbound motorists can expect at least a 40-minute delay, according to Google Maps.

The Growth and Development Reporter for the Island Packet, Kacen Bayless is a native of Ballwin, Missouri. In the past, he’s worked for St. Louis Magazine, the Columbia Missourian, KBIA and the Columbia Business Times. He graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism degree with an emphasis in Investigative Reporting from the University of Missouri in 2019.
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