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Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported in Orangeburg County, South Carolina


April 17, 2019

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC. – According to a news story reported online by live5news.com, a multi-vehicle accident was reported in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. Authorities have released little information regarding the accident at this time, and it is not clear if anyone sustained injuries.*

The crash occurred on the morning of April 13, but the Live 5 report did not specify the time of the accident. South Carolina Highway Patrol and Live 5 state that three vehicles collided on Interstate 95 in Orangeburg County, near mile marker 86. The vehicles included a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles. No makes or models were reported. 

The cause of the accident had not been determined at the time of the Live 5 report, and Troopers had not provided information about the circumstances of the crash. It is unclear what events might have led to the three vehicles colliding. 

The Live 5 report did not say whether anyone sustained injuries due to the wreck, and no one involved in the wreck was identified. It is unclear how many people were riding in each of the vehicles when the collision took place. 

Responding crews closed down all of the southbound lanes of the interstate to investigate and clear the scene. The closure started near Exit 86A. The report did not say how long I-95 South remained shut down. 

After the collision, South Carolina Highway Patrol posted a message on social media that said, “Orangeburg County: Multi vehicle collision on I-95 south at the 86 mile marker. All south bound lanes are blocked. Please find an alternate route.” 

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Source:http://www.live5news.com/2019/04/13/multi-vehicle-accident-i-south-orangeburg-county/

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