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Date of Incident: November 16, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Charleston County Coroner’s Office

Type of Accident: Car Accident

Location of Accident: I-526 W near the Westmoreland Bridge in North Charleston, S.C.

Injuries: One fatality, six injured

Description of Accident: A three-vehicle collision on I-526 westbound near the Westmoreland Bridge claimed the life of a 74-year-old Charleston resident. A Hyundai Palisade collided with a Toyota Corolla and Lexus RX350 while on the right-hand shoulder. The victim passed away at the Medical University of South Carolina on November 21. Six other individuals sustained injuries and were hospitalized for treatment. The incident resulted in lane closures for over five hours. Police investigations into the tragic incident are ongoing.

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