Wreck with tractor trailer on Highway 544

Emergency crews responded to a wreck where a pickup truck merging onto Highway 544 from Highway 31 jack-knifed an 18-wheeler on Highway 544, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The pickup truck was trying to merge onto westbound Highway 544 when it ran into the side of the 18-wheeler, Collins added.

The driver of the pickup truck was sent to a local hospital.

No charges have been filed and the crash remains under investigation with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.