At least three cars involved in accident downtown

  • Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 7:59 p.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, February 28, 2014 9:36 p.m.

At least three cars were involved in an accident on Laurens Street in Aiken that slowed traffic through the downtown area.

The accident involving three cars occurred at the intersection of Laurens Street and Hampton Avenue at roughly 7:10 p.m. One of the cars involved, a pickup truck, rolled over and spilled debris into the roadway.

The driver of the pickup truck ran a red light, according to the Aiken Department of Public Safety, and struck three other vehicles. Each driver was wearing a seat belt, but three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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