A tractor trailer smashed into a van in Laurens County, S.C., on Monday, March 5, according to Fox Carolina. The two vehicles collided at the intersection of Maddox Bridge Road and U.S. 25, and according to South Carolina Highway Patrol, there were injuries reported. Images from the accident show the 18-wheeler crashed broadside into the side of the van.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) are likely to be involved in a fatal truck accident at rates at least 11% higher than single tractor trailers.
(Photo credit: T. Watkins / Fox Carolina)