One person dead following accident on Hwy 78

LADSON, S.C. — One person is dead following an accident on Hwy 78 in Ladson.

Authorities say on Tuesday, May 10, just after 6 a.m., Charleston County deputies responded to a vehicle collision involving three cars on Hwy 78.

We’re told the driver of a Dodge Caravan drove into the median striking a Saab in the rear. The Saab then traveled into the oncoming lane (eastbound) of Hwy 78 and was struck by a Saturn.

All occupants were transported to Trident Hospital where a female later died from her injuries.

We are working to learn the identity of the victim from the Charleston County Coroner’s Office.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Selective Traffic Enforcement Unit is investigating.


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