Wreck with overturned box truck sends two to hospital

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — Two people were transported to the hospital from a wreck involving an overturned box truck on Hwy. 25 in Travelers Rest Monday morning.

The two-vehicle collision happened around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of State Park Road.

Two people inside the second vehicle, a Pontiac SUV, had to be extricated by firefighters before being transported by ambulance. Their conditions are unknown.

All northbound traffic was diverted onto Roe Road as crews worked to clear the scene.

According to law enforcement personnel, the driver of the box truck was ticketed for failing to stop at the red light.