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Crash near Elgin leaves two injured with one air-lifted on Saturday

Fire officials said one person was trapped in a vehicle after the crash and taken to an area hospital by helicopter. Another was taken by ambulance.
Credit: Zoie Henry, WLTX
Traffic backup on U.S. Highway 1 near Elgin following a wreck

ELGIN, S.C. — Officials with the Kershaw County Fire Department say two people were injured in a crash that happened on Saturday near Elgin.

Fire Chief William Glover with Kershaw County Fire Service said that firefighters responded to a wreck with a person trapped on U.S. Hwy. 1 near Stephen Campbell Road. Glover said the crash involved two vehicles and later added that another person was taken to the hospital by ground.

Google traffic maps showed significant backup in the area at the time, though vehicles began moving again just before 2 p.m.

Details of the crash and the injuries of those involved are still limited.

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