Deadly accident on Wadmalaw Island

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WADMALAW ISLAND, SC (WCBD) – One person is dead after a multi-vehicle accident on Wadmalaw Island Thursday.

Charleston County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident on Maybank Highway near Boyscout Road around 9:00 Thursday morning.

Two vehicles, travelling in opposite directions on Maybank Highway, collided into each other’s front right corners, causing major damage and serious injuries.

One motorist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another motorist was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

A third vehicle, attempting to avoid the collision, swerved off the roadway, with no resulting damage. Traffic investigators responded to the scene. No charges were filed.

The Coroner’s Office will release the name of the deceased party.

This is an active investigation. Anybody with information is asked to call the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700.

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