Head-on collision sends four to the hospital

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A head-on collision in Colleton County involving a pick up truck and a car sent four people to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident happened in the area of Highway 17 and Hickory Hill Road.

According to investigators, the truck was traveling down the road when and an unknown vehicle in front of the truck stopped to make a left turn onto Hickory Hill.

Officials say the truck tried to avoid the vehicle by veering left. The truck then crashed head-on into a Hyundai.

Three people were transported to Colleton Medical Center and one to MUSC. Authorities have not released the conditions of those injured.

Authorities are continuing the investigation.

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