Tractor trailer driver charged in head-on collision

Published: Jun. 22, 2011 at 8:05 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 28, 2011 at 11:35 AM EDT
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(Source: WMBF News Reporter Kyle Grainger)
(Source: WMBF News Reporter Kyle Grainger)

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) Highway 378 has been re-opened in Marion County after a head on collision involving an 18-wheeler.

South Carolina Highway Patrol says the tractor trailer crossed the center line and hit a car head on. That's when the truck caught fire and burned.

Officials say that one person was airlifted to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center and another was taken to Marion Medical Center. Both victims have non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck is being charged with driving left of center.

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