LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – At least one person is dead following a crash on I-26 Sunday night, Laurens County Deputy Coroner Patti Canupp said.
A release from the South Carolina Highway Patrol states that a driver of a pickup truck was traveling west on I-26 near mile marker 56 around 6:59 p.m. Sunday night when they went off the left side of the road, struck the median, and then overturned on the eastbound side of the highway.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
SCHP confirms there were two passengers in the vehicle: one was uninjured, and another was airlifted to a nearby hospital.
This is a 7News update. The previous story can bee seen below:
Deputy Coroner Canupp confirmed to 7News that the coroner’s office is on its way to I-26 E near Exit 60, where a fatal collision occurred Sunday night.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a tractor trailer overturned on the highway near mile marker 56. The SCDOT website shows that all lanes are currently blocked.
This is a developing story. 7News will continue updating as more information becomes available.