3 children killed in early morning accident

Colleton County, SC (WCBD) – A fatal accident between a tractor trailer and an car occurred Friday morning just before 4:30 A.M.

Colleton fire department arrived at the scene on I-95 southbound to children and an adult trapped in the vehicle.

Police shut down two lanes of traffic and took almost two hours to reach those stuck in the car.

3 children were dead on arrival, the adult has been flown from the accident at mile marker 44 to Trident Trauma Center.

Officials had said early Friday that 4 children were killed but that was later corrected to 3 children.

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