motorcycle helmet on the road after a car crash

Date of Incident: May 13, 2024

South Carolina Reporting Authority:  Dorchester County Coroner’s Office

Type of Accident: Motorcycle and Dump Truck Collision

Location of Accident: Intersection of Highway 17A and Highway 61, Dorchester County, SC

Injuries: One Fatality

Description of Accident: On May 13th around 7 AM, a fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 17A and Highway 61. The wreck involved a southbound 2016 Yamaha motorcycle and a northbound 2022 Peterbilt dump truck. Tragically, the 25-year-old motorcyclist from Cottageville succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash.

Local Media Coverage: Mad dead after motorcycle collides with dump truck in Dorchester County.