Date of Incident: August 1st, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Tractor Trailer Accident
Location of Accident: Hwy 17A in Berkeley County, S.C.
Description of Accident: A collision involving two tractor-trailers and a car resulted in the death of a 32-year-old woman. The incident occurred around 7:15 a.m. on Hwy 17A near Willow Haven Lane. The victim was operating a 2012 Dodge sedan that collided first with a 2021 Peterbilt tractor-trailer and then with a 2013 Volvo tractor-trailer. The Volvo driver sustained undisclosed injuries, while the Peterbilt driver was unharmed. The crash’s cause remains unknown, with ongoing investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Local Media Coverage: https://abcnews4.com/news/local/fatality-reported-in-tractor-trailer-involved-crash-on-us-17a-near-moncks-corner-sc-berkeley-county-south-carolina-highway-patrol-schp-wciv-willow-haven-lane