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Tractor-trailer, ambulance collide in Orangeburg

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A tractor-trailer and an ambulance were involved in an accident in Orangeburg on Highway 176 near Coach Road around 11:20 a.m. according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Officials say that both vehicles were travelling west on 176 when the ambulance attempted to make a U-turn. The ambulance was hit by the tractor-trailer in the process of making the turn.

Authorities say the ambulance had a passenger and two other individuals that were being transported from a previous collision.

Drivers from both vehicles were reportedly uninjured from the collision.

The ambulance driver was charged with making an improper turn.

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