Date of Incident: October 21, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: Florence County Coroner’s Office
Type of Accident: Pedestrian Accident
Location of Accident: West Lucas Street in Florence, S.C.
Injuries: Two fatalities and one in critical condition
Description of Accident: A 49-year-old mother and her two children were struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a road in Florence. The Florence County Coroner confirmed the deaths, of the mother and a 12-year-old child at the scene while a second child remains in critical condition. The incident occurred at 7:45 p.m. near the Pilot Travel Center on West Lucas Street, where first responders offered immediate aid. The driver, found not impaired, was not cited in the preliminary investigation.
Local Media Coverage: https://www.wmbfnews.com/2023/10/23/coroner-mother-her-child-idd-pedestrians-killed-florence-crash/