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Greenville Woman Dead After A Three-Vehicle Accident Caused by Minivan Switching Lanes

October 29th, 2021

A tragic three-car crash on Monday morning, October 25, left one woman dead and another person injured in Greenville, SC.

Authorities say the accident happened around 9:45 AM at Ledbetter Street and Easy Bridge Road. A minivan was moving northbound when the driver attempted to switch lanes and struck a Kia sedan. This impact caused the Kia to cross the center line and hit another vehicle head-on.

Sadly, the Kia’s driver, 53-year-old Carole Taft of Traveler’s Rest, died at a … Read more

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Driver Arrested for DUI in Horry County, SC, After Crash Leaves One Dead and Two Injured

October 29th, 2021

A driver with previous DUI charges was arrested on Monday, October 25, following a crash that left one person dead and two injured.

Authorities say the accident happened on Monday night. Michael Oerther, 52, was driving a Jeep Wrangler when he struck the back of a Honda Civic that was stopped at Carolina Forest Boulevard and Stafford Drive.

Sadly, a back seat passenger in the Civic, Leza Watts, 27, of Carolina Forest, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Civic’s … Read more

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Motorcyclist Dies After Vehicle Turns In Front of Bike in Spartanburg, SC

October 26th, 2021

A tragic crash between a motorcycle and a Chevrolet sedan left one person dead on Friday, October 22.

Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) say the crash happened around 10:40 AM at the intersection of Hwy. 221 and Battleground Rd. A motorcyclist was riding north on US 221, and a 2009 Chevrolet sedan was turning left from Battleground Road onto US 221. This caused the motorcycle to hit the sedan. 

Sadly, the motorcyclist, 25-year-old Ronnie Leigh Cannon, was … Read more

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Oconee County Crash Leaves One Person Dead After Vehicle Crosses Center Line

October 26th, 2021

One person is dead in Oconee County after a head-on crash on Saturday afternoon, October 23.

Authorities say the accident occurred on Sitton Mill Road around 1:50 PM.  A Hyundai Santa Fe was moving east, when it drove left of center, and hit a Honda Accord head-on. The Accord’s driver, Bridget White, 55, was taken to a local hospital, where she later died in surgery.

Head-on crashes can have many causes. The most common is distracted driving, followed by driving … Read more

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One Dead, One Injured, and One Arrested After Intoxicated Car Crash in Wilmington, NC

October 26th, 2021

A Wilmington, NC intersection crash on Saturday, October 23, left one person dead, another injured, and a third facing multiple charges.

Authorities say the crash happened at the intersection of Independence Blvd and Independence Mall. Karem Cramer, 74, was turning south onto Independence Blvd. from Independence Mall when a vehicle driven by Tyler Owen Smith, 30, ran a red light heading north on Independence Blvd. Smith’s vehicle then crashed into the side of Cramer’s vehicle.

Sadly, Cramer was later pronounced … Read more

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Driver Charged After Crash With CAT5 Bus Proves Deadly For Passenger in Charlotte, NC

October 26th, 2021

One person is dead after a vehicle crashed into a CAT5 bus on Thursday, October 21.

Authorities say the crash occurred shortly after noon Thursday on Mount Holly Road at I-485. Derwin Lewis, 22, was driving east on Mount Holly Road when he turned left toward the I-485 on-ramp and hit a CATS bus traveling west. Both vehicles received extensive front-end damage.

Sadly, a passenger in Lewis’ vehicle was seriously injured, and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Lewis … Read more

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Four People Killed in York County, SC Wrong-Way Crash

October 11th, 2021

A wrong way crash in York County, SC left four people dead on Sunday, October 10.

South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) reports that the crash happened around 12:30 AM on Sunday along I-77 by the 80-mile marker. A sedan with three occupants was moving north when it was hit by a second vehicle that was heading south in the northbound lanes. 

Sadly, all three people in the northbound car were pronounced dead at the scene. An unrestrained front-seat passenger in … Read more

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Mt. Pleasant, SC Driver Arrested After Fleeing Scene of Deadly Crash, Falsely Reporting Stolen Vehicle

October 9th, 2021

One person is dead and another injured in Mt. Pleasant, SC after their vehicle was struck by a speeding Porsche on Monday, October 4.

Authorities say the accident happened on I-26 around 1 AM. A 2004 Porsche was heading eastbound at a high rate of speed when it rear-ended a Nissan. According to an arrest warrant, the Porsche’s driver, 26-year-old Xavier Rosado, then fled the scene of the accident on foot. About twenty minutes later, he called police to report … Read more

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Moped Driver Killed After Vehicle Makes Left Turn In Front of Bike

October 4th, 2021

An Alamance County, NC crash involving a Moped and a Chevrolet truck left the Moped driver dead on Friday, October 1.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol reports that troopers were called to a crash around 6:51 AM on Union Ridge Road, north of Burlington. They say a Moped driven by Tessa Cress, 27, of Burlington, was moving south on Union Ridge Road. Then a Chevrolet truck made a left turn across the centerline of the road and directly into the … Read more

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Head-On Collision Leaves One Man Dead in Spartanburg, SC

October 3rd, 2021

A head-on collision in Spartanburg, SC, left a Landrum man dead on Monday, September 27.

Authorities say the accident occurred around 1:22 p.m. on SC 14 near Owl Nest Road. A Ford pickup truck was moving Eastbound on SC 14 when it crossed over the center line and hit a Lotus coupe head-on. The Lotus’ driver, Len Foongpeng, 69, of Landrum, was seriously injured and was airlifted to a local hospital, where he later died.

The Ford’s driver was taken … Read more

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