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Man Transported To Hospital Following Highway 41 Dump Truck Crash

VIA BILL SALISBURY

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County Rescue Squad and several other first responders extricated a man from a dump truck after it crashed in Huger early Monday morning.

Berkeley County Rescue Squad Chief Bill Salisbury stated that the man’s injuries, fortunately, were not life-threatening.

He was transported to a nearby hospital.

The accident occurred on Highway 41 near Jenny’s Farm Lane shortly after 7 a.m.

The crash reportedly happened when a tire blew out causing the driver to slam into several trees.

Officials say the driver was trapped inside the truck for about an hour and a half until help arrived on scene.

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