Driver facing charges from Chester County crash involving semi-truck: SCHP

CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — The driver of a van who crashed into a semi-truck in Chester County is facing charges, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The collision happened around 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday near Old Mill Road.

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Officials say a 1998 Peterbilt tractor-trailer, which was carrying a bulldozer, was going south on SC 901.

The second vehicle, a 2012 Chevy van, was stopped facing east on Old Mill Road, waiting to turn left, but disregarded the yield the right of way traffic sign. The van hit the truck and left the roadway, hitting a brick wall.

The truck driver was not injured, but the driver of the van suffered minor injuries and was transported to a nearby medical facility, highway patrol said.

Following an investigation, the van driver is facing a charge of failure to yield to the right of way at the stop sign.

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