Troopers say 1 person airlifted, 2 others taken to hospital by ambulance after car crashed into Mack truck on US 25

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - A crash involving a tractor trailer and a car sent three people to the hospital Monday morning and blocked lanes on Augusta Road in Greenville County, according to troopers with the SC Highway Patrol.

a truck driving down a dirt road: Scene of the wreck on Augusta Rd. (FOX Carolina/ July 13, 2020) (C) Provided by WHNS Greenville

Scene of the wreck on Augusta Rd. (FOX Carolina/ July 13, 2020)

a truck is parked on the side of a road: Scene of the wreck on Augusta Rd. (FOX Carolina/ July 13, 2020) (C) Provided by WHNS Greenville

Scene of the wreck on Augusta Rd. (FOX Carolina/ July 13, 2020) The wreck happened near Taylor Road around 8:41 a.m., according to the SCHP website. Troopers said a Mack truck hauling a trailer full of lumber was headed north on US 25 when a Ford Focus headed south crossed the center of the highway and sideswiped the truck.

The tractor trailer ran off the road, then back onto the roadway and flipped onto its side.

a truck driving down a dirt road: Scene of the wreck on Augusta Rd. (FOX Carolina/ July 13, 2020) (C) Provided by WHNS Greenville

Scene of the wreck on Augusta Rd. (FOX Carolina/ July 13, 2020) The truck driver was injured and taken to the hospital. Troopers said the driver of the Focus had to be mechanically extricated from the car and was airlifted to the hospital.

A passenger was also transported to the hospital via ambulance.

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Troopers said both people from the Focus suffered life-threatening injuries.

Crews are still working to clear the wreckage and troopers said cones are on the roadway to move traffic around the crash.

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