According to Lance Cpl. Bill Rhyne of the S.C. Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2010 Freighliner 18-wheeler was attempting to change lanes when he struck a 2007 GMC Yukon from behind. The Yukon, whose driver had slowed to avoid debris in the road, then struck a 2004 Ford Ranger. The SUV overturned and flipped off the right side of the road. The driver of the SUV was wearing a seat belt and sustained minor injuries and was transported to St. Francis Memorial Hospital. A child inside the car was also wearing a seat belt and did not sustain any injuries. The other 2 drivers involved in the accident were also wearing seat belts and were uninjured.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was charged with driving too fast for conditions.
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