Date of Incident: April 9th, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Car Accident
Location of Accident: I-95 near 42nd-mile marker in Colleton County
Description of Accident: A woman from Hardeeville, South Carolina died in a crash on I-95 on Sunday afternoon. According to Colleton County Fire-Rescue, a pickup truck traveling south near the 42nd-mile marker swerved to avoid another vehicle, went into the median, and struck several trees. The female passenger suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, while the male driver survived with non-life-threatening injuries. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident, and I-95 was reduced to one lane for about 1.5 hours during the investigation.
Local Media Coverage: https://abcnews4.com/news/local/passenger-killed-in-high-speed-crash-with-median-on-i-95-colleton-county-sc-wciv