Charleston deputy hospitalized after car accident

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A single-vehicle accident put one Charleston County Sheriff's deputy in the hospital and has the state Highway Patrol investigating the incident.{}

According to a statement from Major Jim Brady, the accident happened around 6 a.m. Friday on Highway 174 near Pine Landing Road. The deputy was ending his shift, {}Brady said.{}

The deputy was airlifted from the scene with serious injuries, Brady said. Those injuries are not expected to be life-threatening, though.