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Deputies: Savage Road reopens after accident

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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Savage Road is reopen after a car crashed into a tree near Highway 17, authorities say.

The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m., when the driver of a 1994 Acura Integra headed toward Orleans Road lost control of the vehicle about a half-mile from Highway 17 and collided with a tree, according to Charleston County Sheriff's Maj. Eric Watson. The driver, who has not been identified, was transported to MUSC to be treated for serious injuries, Watson said.

Authorities say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office Traffic Division is investigating the accident.

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