SINGLE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT INVOLVING 18 WHEELER
 
January 5, 2018
 

At approximately 5:00pm, Blacksburg Fire Department responded with Antioch and CKC fire departments referencing an 18 Wheeler.

Upon arrival, the vehicle was located at mile marker 104 facing north bound on the southbound size of Interstate 85. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle, contracted patient assessment, and extricated the entrapped driver after approximately 30 minutes.

The driver sustained moderate injuries, and was air lifted by Regional to Spartanburg Medical Center in Spartanburg SC.

The SCHP is investigating.

We would like to thank all agencies whom responded to the scene an the valiant effort that was put into freeing the patient an saving another life in Cherokee County.

 
Units: E-93, E-94, R91, Sq. 92, Hazmat 91
 
Mutual Aid: Antioch Fire Department, CKC Fire Department, Cherokee County Emergency Management, Patterson's Wrecker Service, SCDOT, SCHP, BPD, Upstate EMS, Regional
 
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