1 person killed, 2-year-old hospitalized in Bluffton crash

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WCIV) - One person was killed, and an adult and a small child were injured in an early morning crash Sunday.

According to Bluffton police, the two-car crash happened on South Carolina Highway 170 between Bluffton Parkway and Gibbet Road.

Police said the driver of one vehicle died and a 2-year-old child in that car was injured and taken to Savannah Memorial Hospital along with the driver of the second car.

Police did not have information on their conditions.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol took over the investigation at the request of police, officials said. While Troopers investigated the crash, Bluffton police directed people around the crash because part of the highway was shut down.

Officials are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Highway Patrol.