Date of Incident: December 19, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Semi-Truck Collision
Location of Accident: Five Chop Road near Cross Creek Drive in Orangeburg, S.C.
Injuries: Three fatalities
Description of Accident: A devastating car crash unfolded in Orangeburg on Five Chop Road, resulting in the loss of three lives. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported the incident around 6 p.m. when a tractor-trailer, entering Highway 301, also known as Five Chop Road, from Cross Creek Drive, collided with a Ford Mustang carrying three individuals. All occupants in the Mustang succumbed to their injuries. The driver of the semi-truck was unharmed.
Local Media Coverage: https://www.wistv.com/2023/12/20/3-killed-orangeburg-county-crash/