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. (live5news.com)