Date of Incident: July 31st, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: Richland County Coroner’s Office
Type of Accident: Motorcycle Accident
Location of Accident: Intersection of Summit Ridge Drive and Fox Grove Circle in Columbia, S.C.
Description of Accident: A 34-year-old motorcyclist from Chapel Hill died in a tragic collision between a 2022 Toyota Camry and his 2003 Yamaha motorcycle. The accident occurred at the intersection of Summit Ridge Drive and Fox Grove Circle around 7:24 a.m. on July 31, approximately seven miles south of Blythewood. The motorcyclist was ejected from the bike and suffered life-threatening injuries, ultimately succumbing to them at Prisma Health Richland. The driver of the Camry remained uninjured. The Richland County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are conducting an ongoing investigation.