One Killed, One Injured in Commercial Truck Accident on I-77 in Chester County
Where: The accident occurred in the northbound lanes of Interstate 77 in Chester County, South Carolina.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer hauling cars allegedly changed lanes and struck a flatbed truck.
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Passenger in tractor-trailer
- Driver of flatbed truck
- Passenger of tractor-trailer, killed
- Driver of tractor-trailer, injured
On or about Thursday, October 22nd, 2020, around 8:00 in the evening, an accident between a tractor-trailer hauling cars and a flatbed truck left one person dead and sent another to the hospital. Officials said the accident happened on Interstate 77 near mile marker 55 in Chester County, South Carolina.
Investigators said that one person was killed and another was seriously hurt when the tractor-trailer they were in allegedly changed lanes and struck a flatbed truck. The passenger in the tractor-trailer was pronounced dead after the crash, while the driver was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
Examining Interstate 77 on Google Maps shows a north and southbound roadway with a wide, grassy median dividing the directions of traffic. Chester County sits about 60 miles north of Columbia.
Police expect to release more information when it becomes available.
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