Woman, children struck by car after tire blowout

  • Thursday, September 12, 2013

  • Updated Monday, September 23, 2013 11:33 am

A woman and two children who were in a front yard on Jerusalem Drive, off of County Line Road, were struck by a passing vehicle that blew a tire.
S.C. Highway Patrol Senior Trooper Bridget Wyant said it happened at about 5:10 p.m. Wednesday. The driver of the 1995 Buick a 42-year-old man was driving east when the tire blowout occurred. As he was leaving the roadway, the driver overcorrected then ran into a yard hitting a parked car and the three people.
The woman in the yard was airlifted to Grand Strand Hospital for treatment. The two children were taken to Georgetown Memorial Hospital. The severity of the injuries is unknown.
The accident is still being investigated.

By Scott Harper
sharper@gtowntimes.com


Comments

Notice about comments:

South Strand News is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not South Strand News.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Upcoming Events
Poll
Print Ads
Latest Videos


South Strand News

© 2014 South Strand News an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.
150-02-88705