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One flown to hospital after crash in Jasper County

(Source: Town of Ridgeland Fire Dept.) (Source: Town of Ridgeland Fire Dept.)
JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) -

One person had to be flown to a hospital by a medivac helicopter after a major crash Monday night between two tractor-trailers in Jasper County.

Ridgeland Fire and Jasper County Fire Rescue responded to the wreck on Interstate 95. One of the tractor-trailer drivers was trapped in the cab of their truck. After nearly 40-minutes, rescue crews were able to free the driver. That person was then flown to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

The occupants in the other truck were not injured.

Neither of the trucks were carrying any hazardous materials.

The crash remains under investigation.

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