NDIAN LAND, SOUTH CAROLINA – Multiple People were injured including one victim trapped after a car crashed on the border of South Carolina & North Carolina. On Sunday January 17, 2021 at 3:21pm 911 Centers from both Charlotte, North Carolina & Lancaster, South Carolina received 911 calls reporting a single vehicle accident in the 17000 block of US-521. Fire, EMS & Law Enforcement agencies from both states began responding to the crash scene.
Pleasant Valley Fire Department (SC) & Carolina Volunteer Fire Department (NC) arrived and found a dark colored Infiniti M37 with heavy damage right over the South Carolina Border inches into North Carolina. Firefighters from multiple agencies including Pleasant Valley Fire Department (SC), Indian Land Fire Department (SC), Carolina Volunteer Fire Department (NC) & Charlotte Fire Department (NC) had to extricate two people pinned inside the mangled car.
An Atrium Health MedCenter Air Helicopter was placed on standby due to the initial nature of the crash, and long distance by ground o the nearest trauma center.
The three people inside the car at the time of the crash had to be taken to local hospitals by Mecklenburg County EMS (NC) & Lancaster County EMS (SC). Two of the three victims suffered serious injuries which required transport to the trauma center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The third victim suffered non life threatening injuries and was also taken to an area hospital. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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