The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office was investigating three motor vehicle wrecks that took place Saturday afternoon, one in West Ashley and two on Johns Island.
Just before 3 p.m., deputies were called to 1544 Orange Grove Road for a wreck involving a mo-ped. The driver lost control of the mo-ped and suffered injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening, sheriff’s Maj. Jim Brady said in a news release issued about 4:45 p.m.
The mo-ped driver was taken to a hospital by Charleston County EMS, Brady said. The road was closed for a while but had been reopened, Brady said.
About 3:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Bears Bluff Road near its intersection with Maybank Highway for an overturned vehicle, Brady said. The wreck involved a single vehicle with one occupant, who had serious injuries.
Bears Bluff Road was shut down for an investigation, Brady said. Motorist should avoid the area.
About 3:45 p.m., deputies responded to 2026 River Road for a two-vehicle wreck with minor injuries, Brady said. The roadway was expected to be reopened by about 5 p.m. after the vehicles were removed by tow trucks.