Two wrecks occurred Sunday night on Hwy. 278 in a matter of 30 minutes.
The first happened around 7:40 p.m. Sept. 22 after Justin Steals, 23, of Arkansas, noticed a fire in his tractor trailer. As he attempted to pull over, Steals ran off the right side of the roadway, near the intersection of highways 278 and 37, striking several small trees and a sign, said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol.
Steals was not injured and is not facing any charges.
The second occurred around 8:15 p.m. near the intersection of Hwy. 278 and Orchard Road after Christina Lebeau, 27, of Port Royal, struck a cow in the roadway, said Jones. She was not injured.
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