One Killed, One Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-95 in Colleton County
Where: The accident occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Colleton County, South Carolina.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly veered off the side of the road and crashed into a tree in a wooded patch.
- Tractor-trailer driver
- Tractor-trailer passenger
- Tractor-trailer driver, killed
- Tractor-trailer passenger, 30, injured
On or about Sunday, October 11th, 2020, around 3:00 in the morning, a single-vehicle tractor-trailer accident killed one man and sent another to the hospital. The accident happened on Interstate 95 in Colleton County, South Carolina.
Highway Patrol representatives said that one person died and a 30-year-old man was injured when the 18-wheeler they were in allegedly veered off the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 when it slammed into a tree. The truck burst into flames following the collision.
One occupant in the truck died from his injuries, while the passenger was transported to Medical University of South Carolina with serious injuries.
A review of Google Maps shows that Interstate 95 runs north and south through Colleton County, which is located around 50 miles east of Charleston.
State and local law enforcement agencies are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.
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