SCHP: One killed in crash involving school bus, tractor-trailer

Updated: Dec. 8, 2020 at 10:23 PM EST
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KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - One person has died following a collision between a school bus and a tractor-trailer.

The collision occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 1 near Dogwood Lane.

Officials say the tractor-trailer was slowing into traffic when it jack-knifed went into coming traffic. It was then struck by a school bus that was traveling south.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, 51-year-old Wiggerson Gibbons Jr., was thrown from the vehicle and the truck caught fire. He was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the school bus was transported from the scene to an area hospital. They suffered minor injuries.

The accident is being investigated by the Kershaw County Coroner’s Office and Highway Patrol.

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