1 person injured in roll-over accident at Broad River Bridge, officials say

Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department

One person has been transported with non-life threatening injuries to an area hospital after a two-vehicle crash at the base of the Broad River Bridge in Port Royal, said Ross Vezin, Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department spokesperson.

He said one of the vehicles rolled over during the collision.

All lanes had been reopened by 5:30 pm., a Beaufort County Sheriff’s office alert says.

One westbound lane on S.C. 170 remained closed at about 4:45 p.m. as emergency crews worked at the scene, he said. Both westbound lanes had previously been blocked for about 30 minutes.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety logged 14,383 traffic collisions in Beaufort County, SC between January 2015 to June 2019. Here are the intersections that saw the highest number of accidents.