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Date of Incident: April 5, 2024

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Greenwood County Coroner’s Office

Type of Accident: Head-on Collision

Location of Accident: West Cambridge Avenue in Greenwood, S.C.

Injuries: One fatality

Description of Accident: An 85-year-old Abbeville man involved in a head-on collision tragically succumbed to his injuries. The crash occurred on West Cambridge Avenue on Friday, just after 12:50 p.m. The victim was driving a 2017 Hyundai Accent, traveling east, when he veered into the westbound lane, colliding head-on with a commercial truck. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the coroner confirmed. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety continues to investigate this incident.

Local Media Coverage:  Coroner identifies 85-year-old man involved in head-on crash in Greenwood, South Carolina (WYFF 4)