Police cruiser lights at the scene of a fatal accident involving a pedestrian in Charleston, SC

Date of Incident: October 7, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Single Vehicle Wreck

Location of Accident: Entrance ramp from 1-77 North to I-20 West in Columbia, S.C.

Injuries: Two fatalities

Description of Accident: Two individuals lost their lives in a single-vehicle crash on a Richland County interstate ramp. The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on the ramp from I-77 north onto I-20 west near Columbia. A 2000 Mercury SUV, driven by a person from Myrtle Beach with a passenger from Sumter, veered off the road, struck an embankment, and flipped multiple times, resulting in both their deaths.

Local Media Coverage: News 19 WLTX