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

Date of Incident: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Truck and Car Collision

Location of Accident: Highway 15 near Bennettsville, S.C.

Injuries: One fatality and one hospitalization

Description of Accident: A crash on Tuesday involving a 2018 Chevrolet box truck and a 2016 Chevrolet SUV on Highway 15 resulted in one death. The collision occurred around 4:25 p.m. The impact caused the box truck to overturn and the truck driver succumbed to their injuries. The SUV driver was hospitalized, but specific details about their injuries remain undisclosed. The collision occurred as the truck was traveling south on Highway 15, while the SUV was heading north. Both drivers were alone in their respective vehicles, and the accident is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Local Media Coverage: News 13 WBTW