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Charleston County, SC - A female driver is in the hospital after being hit by a car on Maybank Highway and Bluffs Road while changing a tire just before 9:30 Monday night.

Charleston County Sheriff deputies say her car was hit by another motorist driving a silver Nissan Altima. The woman was thrown away from her vehicle and sustained life-threatening injuries. She was taken to MUSC.

No other passengers were in either car.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office Traffic Division is investigating the crash.

Maybank Highway near Bears Bluff Road will be closed for an hour during the investigation.

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