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Portion of Highway 61 back open following accident

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

A portion of Highway 61, along the Charleston and Dorchester County line, is back open following an accident early Monday morning.

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The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. near Middleton Oaks Road, which is between Middleton Place and Magnolia Gardens.  

The vehicle was traveling down Highway 61 when it went off the road and flipped. 

Charleston County deputies say the driver of the vehicle was airlifted from the scene to a nearby hospital.

Emergency crews responded to the wreck and spent several hours clearing the wreck from the roadway.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. The victim's condition has not yet been released.

Stay with Live5news.com for more information on the investigation as it becomes available.

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