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Couch in the road causes crash involving two buses on I-20

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A couch in the road caused an accident Saturday morning involving two charter buses.

The accident happened around 9 a.m. on Interstate 20 eastbound near Elgin, the South Carolina Highway Patrol reported.

Troopers said the driver of a charter bus carrying 47 people saw a couch in the road and swerved to miss it when a second bus carrying 56 people hit the first bus in the rear. 

A total of 8 people were treated for minor injuries, troopers said.

Pam Talbott, a nursing supervisor at KershawHealth said 6 people were treated for minor injuries at the hospital and all the patients were in their late teens to early 20s.  

There's no word if any citations will be issued.

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