One person killed, two injured following accident on Dorchester Road

Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 10:53 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 19, 2021 at 6:23 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said one person was killed and two others injured following a two-vehicle crash on Dorchester Road in North Charleston Monday morning.

Troopers said the incident happened at 10:36 a.m. when a 2017 Toyota sedan was turning west onto Dorchester Road from Appian Way, while a 2017 Dodge pickup was traveling east on Dorchester Road. The two vehicles then collided, according to troopers.

The driver of the Toyota was killed in the crash, while a passenger was transported to the hospital. The driver of the Dodge was also taken to the hospital.

Highway Patrol said all those involved were wearing seatbelts.

North Charleston firefighters said that the crash involved entrapment. The area was closed to motorists as crews worked the scene.

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