Victim identified in Colleton County fatal crash

Credit: Colleton County Fire-Rescue

COLLETON COUNTY, SC — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating following a deadly crash in Colleton County.

On Wednesday, August 19 at 5:49am, the driver of a 2008 Chevrolet Impala lost control on a curve in the 8900 block of Charleston Highway east of Featherbed Road. The driver crossed the center line, over-corrected and struck the driver of a Pontiac Bonneville on the driver’s side.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue say 51-year-old Charles Wilson, the driver of the Pontiac Bonneville was trapped and died as a result of injuries received during the crash.

We’re learning the driver of the Impala was critically injured and was also trapped in her vehicle. She was taken out of the vehicle, and medics transported her to the Trauma Center at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Charleston Highway was blocked near the wreckage and was closed for nearly five hours. Officials with the SC Highway Patrol says charges are pending.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s