ORANGEBURG, S.C. — A fatal vehicle collision on Interstate 26 in Orangeburg County has killed one person and injured another.
According to the Highway Patrol, a 2003 tractor-trailer caught fire around 4:45 a.m. Monday after colliding with a 2010 jeep. It happened on I-26 at mile marker 169 in Orangeburg County, which is right where the highway meets I-95.
The driver of the jeep was wearing a seat belt and was transported to the regional medical center to be treated for injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was pronounced dead on the scene.
All lanes of the road have now reopened after being closed for much of the day.
The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina highway patrol.