Accident in McClellanville sends multiple people to the hospital

Flashing lights were seen rushing down Highway 17 after an accident in McClellanville sent multiple people to the hospital Wednesday night.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office spokesman Major Eric Watson says deputies responded to a two car collision on Highway 17 near Toby Road in McClellanville.

Witnesses told Live 5 News it looked like "every police officer in Charleston" was headed toward the scene.

"All parties in both vehicles were transported to an area hospital to be treated for their injuries", according to Watson.

Watson did not say exactly how many were injured or the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Check back with Live 5 News for the latest developments.

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