(WSPA) – SC Highway Patrol reports 7 cars and 1 tractor trailer were involved in crashes that blocked lanes on I-85 South near Highway 14 Monday morning.
Those accidents are now cleared.
SCHP says 14 people taken to hospital, all of them had non-life threatening injuries.
A minivan was traveling south when they came up on slowed traffic. While they were trying to stop they swerved to the right and hit the tire of the tractor trailer, according to SCHP.
The tire was damaged on the tractor trailer and the big rig pushed the minivan into a BMW.
The BMW went under the Jeep liberty.
The tractor trailer then hit a wall, clipped a Dodge Dually, and pushed into a 15-passenger van with 12 people inside.
The hood then came off of the tractor trailer, flying into the northbound lanes of 85 and hitting 2 cars.
All 12 people in the passenger van were taken to the hospital along with the driver of the tractor trailer and the driver of the minivan.
The driver of the minivan was charged with driving too fast for conditions, according to SCHP.
Here is a list of current accidents on the SC Highway Patrol Website.