Date of Incident: August 13th, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol
Type of Accident: Car Accident
Location of Accident: Cooley Bridge Road (Highway 247) near Canty Road in Greenville County. S.C.
Injuries: One fatality and multiple injured
Description of Accident: A three-vehicle collision occurred in Greenville County, leaving one person dead and five others injured, as reported by the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The incident took place around 8:01 a.m. on Cooley Bridge Road (Highway 247) near Canty Road on August 13. According to authorities, a Toyota Tundra and Honda Accord were northbound on Cooley Bridge Road, while a Kia Stinger was traveling south. The Kia crossed the center line, colliding with the Toyota and subsequently being struck from behind by the Honda. The 38-year-old driver of the Kia, from Lexington, lost their life at the scene, while all five occupants in the Toyota sustained injuries.The Honda’s driver remained unharmed.
Local Media Coverage: https://www.foxcarolina.com/2023/08/13/schp-1-dead-5-injured-following-3-vehicle-crash-greenville-co/