3-car crash sends 8 people to hospital

A three-car accident on U.S. Highway 1 on Saturday night sent eight people to Medical College of Georgia Hospital

According to Richmond Coun­ty sheriff's Lt. Scott Gay, the accident occurred on the westbound side of the bridge crossing the Savannah River at about 9 p.m.

The westbound lanes of the highway were closed for more than an hour as emergency crews worked to remove the victims during the Riverblast fireworks show. At one point, eastbound lanes were blocked, too, so patients could be transported to MCG.

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