Clarendon County Wrong-way Crash Kills Two Sumter Residents

South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Wrong-way driver

Location of Accident: U.S. 521 and Zakia Lane near Alcolu, SC

Injuries: Fatal injuries

Description of Accident: According to reports, the driver of a 2005 Pontiac minivan was traveling south in the northbound lane of U.S. 521 near the intersection with Zakia Lane. While in the wrong lane, the driver hit a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup. The crash claimed the lives of both drivers.

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