Semi-Truck overturned

South Carolina Reporting Authority:  South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Multiple 18 wheelers vs. auto accident

Location of Accident: I-85 in Cherokee County, SC

Injuries: Fatal Injuries

Description of Accident:

South Carolina authorities have charged the driver of an 18-wheeler after a crash that claimed the life of a Rock Hill man. The wreck, which involved five vehicles, occurred just before 4 pm on I-85 near Blacksburg.  South Carolina Highway Patrol said the victim was a front-seat passenger in a pick-up truck that was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler.  A third and fourth vehicle were also hit, while a fifth was struck with debris. The driver of the tractor-trailer was charged with driving too fast for conditions. Sadly, the victim passed away at the scene.

Local Media Coverage: WYFF 4