An accident in York County, South Carolina, has resulted in the death of a 75-year-old pedestrian. According to initial reports, the man parked his pickup truck on S.C. 5 near the intersection of Reservation Road and Bowater and got out of the vehicle. Officials did not make statements regarding why the man exited the pickup. Tragically, a Mack truck then struck the smaller vehicle from behind, which caused it to collide with the pedestrian.
A drunk driving crash in Laurens County, South Carolina, has left one person dead and two others injured. The accident occurred late in the afternoon on U.S. 66. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a pickup truck driven by a drunk driver crashed into another vehicle.
A pedestrian hit by a car on Laurens Road in Greenville, South Carolina, earlier this month at the Interstate 85 interchange suffered serious injuries. He was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition. According to the Greenville Police Department, the 26-year-old man was walking in the eastbound traffic late at around 3:30 a.m. when an eastbound vehicle hit him. An accident reconstruction team was dispatched to the site to investigate.
In what could be the continuation of an unfortunate trend, another alleged drunk driving crash has occurred on the Ravenel Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina. A vehicle driven by an intoxicated woman crashed into another car last week while attempting to change lanes. The woman's vehicle then hit a guard rail, which flipped the vehicle and trapped her inside. The driver was freed by officers who arrived on the scene.