A three-car wreck had southbound traffic on U.S. Highway 17 shut down in Awendaw this morning.

The wreck happened about 10:15 a.m. and minor injuries have been reported, Charleston County sheriff’s Maj. Jim Brady said.

Authorities airlifted one person for treatment as a precaution, Brady said.

Northbound traffic was not affected.

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