SUV vs. tanker collision kills one in Colleton County
A fatal collision between an SUV and tanker truck occurred in Colleton County on September 29th.
A 911 call was placed at 9:22 a.m. reporting that an SUV that was southbound collided with a tanker truck and then hit several trees. The crashes took place on Interstate 95 near the 41 mile marker southbound. The first responders discovered a man on the ground who died from multiple traumatic injuries.
“The entire left side of the vehicle was ripped from the chassis, ejecting the male driver who had been wearing a seatbelt,” CCFR officials said. “A female passenger was also in the car, but received minor injuries….The truck driver was not injured and his tanker trailer was empty.”
The female passenger was brought by Fire-Rescue Medic 13 to Colleton Medical Center. The crash is under investigation.