Georgetown County bridge reopened after semi-truck crash

Georgetown County News

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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A Georgetown County bridge was closed Monday after a crash involving a semi-truck, according to Midway Fire Rescue.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes of Highway 17 at the double bridges, according to officials. Minor injuries were reported.

In photos, a semi-truck can be seen partially hanging over the edge of the bridge. All lanes have since reopened, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office. Debris was removed and cones were placed up where the bridge was damaged.

Division Chief Mark Nugent with Midway Fire Rescue told News13 affiliate WCBD a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle on the bridge. Officials say the driver was able to get out of the cab safely.

The person inside the car was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. Officials say the tractor-trailer was leaking fluid, but it had been contained.

No other information was immediately available.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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