South Carolina truck accident statistics are on par with national statistics in terms of injuries and fatalities. Large truck crashes kill approximately 85 people each year (around 10 percent of all fatal S.C. traffic crashes) and injure another 1,500 (around 3 percent of all injurious S.C. traffic crashes) in the Palmetto State. Over a recent five-year period, there were 21,026 large truck crashes in South Carolina. These crashes killed 406 people and injured 7,749.