One teenager died and multiple people were injured in a three-car accident on Highway 129 in Spartanburg County on Wednesday, according to news reports.
The incident occurred around 1:15 p.m. when a 27-year-old Inman man was driving west toward Welford when he reportedly crossed the center line of Highway 129 near Fairhill Drive. He crashed into a car driven by an 18-year-old student at Byrnes High School. The collision killed the man and injured his 18-year-old passenger, who was airlifted to a hospital. Two juvenile passengers in the backseat were also transported to the hospital, according to news reports.
The 27-year-old also crashed into another vehicle, which was driven by a Lyman woman. She was also injured and transported to the hospital.
The 27-year-old was also injured and required hospitalization. The condition of the victims injured is unknown, according to news reports.
The fatal accident is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team and the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office.
As a Florence car accident attorney, I’m saddened to hear about this fatal crash that killed this high school student. I hope all the victims in this accident are able to experience a full and speedy recovery. My condolences are with the victims’ friends and family who are dealing with this tragic accident.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Florence.