Update: Helicopter called to wreck on SC 170 at Short Cut Road

Bluffton Township Fire District

An elderly man was flown to Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah after three vehicles were involved in a crash on SC 170 and Short Cut Road in Okatie on Friday afternoon.

The wreck involved a pickup truck, a Honda and a Chrysler Sebring convertible driven by the elderly man, Capt. David Metz of the Hardeeville Fire Department said.

Both westbound lanes of SC 170 were closed as the S.C. Highway Patrol investigated the crash, Metz said.

Traffic was rerouted onto Argent Boulevard.