Wreck on Parris Island sends one person to hospital

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Wreck on Parris Island sends one person to hospital. (Credit: The Burton Fire District)

One person was injured and traffic came to a halt on Parris Island Friday afternoon after a crash.

In a news release, fire officials said initial reports stated a driver was trapped in one of the cars.

Burton firefighters arrived on scene to find a pickup truck and car involved in a crash, but no stuck one inside.

One driver suffered what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries but did go to Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Traffice as delayed for about 45 minutes while crews removed roadway hazards.

The Burton Fire District reported crews have responded to about 180 motor vehicle crashes so far in 2017, with 36 of those accidents occurring on Parris Island Gateway.