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Serious injuries reported in 18-wheeler, car wreck on SC 544

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A driver is suffering “potentially life-threatening” injuries after a collision with an 18-wheeler on S.C. 544 early Wednesday morning, according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

All lanes of S.C. 544 were closed near Roscoe Road after a car-and-18-wheeler wreck about 1:50 a.m. Both drivers were injured in the crash, and the driver of the car was transported to the hospital with possible life-threatening injuries, HCFR reports.

South Carolina Highway Patrol and Horry County Fire Rescue worked to clear the scene.

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