At least 16 wrecks currently being worked in Clarendon; residents should remain off roads

by | January 3, 2018 5:13 pm

Last Updated: January 4, 2018 at 2:04 am

The S.C. Highway Patrol is currently reporting multiple vehicle wrecks throughout Clarendon County due to inclement weather. Fifteen of 16 reported vehicle wrecks are listed as “no injury” by the agency on it’s Real Time Traffic Information Database.
One noted with injuries denotes EMS is en route. The wreck happened at 4:47 p.m. at the 127 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95. The other wrecks are at the following locations:
* 102 norhtbound mile-marker on Interstate 95;
* 106 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95;
* 106 northbound mile-marker on Interstate 95.
* Paxville Highway and A.M. Nash Road in Manning.21 Sumter HIghway (U.S. 521) in Alcolu.
* U.S. 301 at U.S. 521 (Also listed as a hit and run);
* 123 southbound mile marker on Interstate 95 (roadway blocked);
* 107 southbound mile marker on Intetrstate 95;
* S.C. 527 and Interstate 95;
* 126 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95;
* 108 southbound mile-marker on Interatate 95;
* 119 southbound mile marker on Interstate 95;
* 127 southbound mile-marker on Interstate 95 (two wrecks at this location listed);
* U.S. 521 at Interstate 95 in Alcolu;
* Intersection of Hicks and Jakes roads.
Likewise, ice and snow has been reported in the roadway at S.C. 261 and Interstate 95 (Exit 119 in Manning). The roadway is listed as blocked in that area due to first rs ponders assisting a motorist.
Manning Police Chief Blair Shaffer has encouraged residents to stay home unless they absolutely have and emergency.

comments » 3

  1. Comment by Tim Hinson

    January 3, 2018 at 17:53

    Please stay off the roads ! You are putting your life and the lives of our First Responders at risk ! praying for all EMS, Fire, and law Enforcement. Praying for our DOT and Linemen who will be out working tonight . Praying for safety for all.

  2. Comment by Myra Pearson

    January 3, 2018 at 20:19

    Praying for all out there that are helping others in need. As the above comment if you dont need to be out there dont good. Pray also that all keep warm.

  3. Comment by Lisa Driggers

    January 3, 2018 at 23:45

    Totally stay off the roads until all ice/snow is gone unless you have an urgent need. Law Enforcement, First responder’s, etc. should not have to risk their lives due to the ignorance of some. They too have families and friends that want them home every night. The roads are treacherous! I was caught by this mess by surprise. I did not rush to get home by any means. I passed by the accident at mile marker 127. It looked pretty bad. Then, there was another wreck further down, but several vehicles that ended up in the median. Trust me, had I known it was going to be this bad I would have stayed home. I am thankful I made it.

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