Adults, children injured after SUV crashes into overturned tractor trailer

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Emergency officials say two adults and two children suffered minor injuries after their SUV crashed into an overturned tractor trailer in Colleton County.

Witnesses told authorities that the incident started early Monday morning when a tractor trailer side swiped another truck on I-95 in Walterboro.

According to the Colleton County Fire Rescue Department, the first tractor trailer then lost control and overturned, blocking all lanes.

An incident report states that an SUV then struck the underside of the overturned tractor trailer.

Paramedics treated the four passengers, two adults and two children, of the SUV who had suffered non-life threatening injuries. They were transported to Colleton Medical Center.

Officials say another car managed to avoid the hitting the tractor trailer by driving into the median.

The truck drivers were not injured.

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