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Emergency crews clear multi-vehicle accident in Moncks Corner

Source: Leo Wright Source: Leo Wright
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Crews have cleared a multi-vehicle accident in Moncks Corner. 

According to Highway Patrol, the accident happened along Highway 17 near Oakley Drive Thursday afternoon. 

SCHP officials say a Mercury and Kia SUV were stopped on Highway 17 at 5:27 p.m. when a Pontiac crashed into the rear of the Mercury causing it to strike the Kia. 

Passengers aboard the Mercury and Kia were taken to Trident Hospital to be treated for injuries. SCHP says one of the passengers was a child. 

The driver of the Pontiac was airlifted to MUSC, and is facing a charge of driving too fast for conditions and a seat belt violation.

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