3 people dead following a crash on Dorchester Road

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCBD)-  3 people are dead following a head on collision in North Charleston. It happened just before 8 o’clock Saturday night.

According to the Charleston County Coroner’s office, 51 year old Phyllis Hughes, 52 year old Neal Holmes and 50 year old Elijah Simmons Jr. were killed when 2 cars collided on Dorchester Road.

Hughes and Holmes were in the eastbound vehicle and we’re told Simmons Jr. was driving the westbound vehicle. Police say 4 passengers riding in the eastbound vehicle were taken to MUSC for treatment.

We’re told a CARTA bus was also hit, but no passengers aboard the bus were injured.



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