Date of Incident: January 1, 2024

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Charleston Police Department

Type of Accident: Auto accident

Location of Accident: Intersection of Savannah Highway and Dobbin Road in Charleston, S.C.

Injuries: One fatality

Description of Accident: Around 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day, a Chevy Malibu ran a red light and collided with a southbound Hyundai Elantra near Dobbin Road. A Dodge Caravan was also involved in the crash. The 42-year-old Chevy Malibu driver from Charleston died at the scene. Savannah Highway closure lasted four hours for investigation, reopening at 10 p.m.

Local Media Coverage: Coroner IDs victim of New Year’s Day crash on Savannah Hwy. (