Passenger killed in high-speed crash with median on I-95 (Courtesy: Colleton County Fire-Rescue)

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

Injuries: Fatal

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: ABC 4 News