Two in hospital after head-on wreck in Aiken

By: STAFF Email
By: STAFF Email

January 30, 2008

AIKEN, S.C.---There was a bad head-on wreck involving two cars last night in Aiken County.

New information from the South Carolina Highway Patrol gives some more details today.

Troopers say Dominique O'Connell of Graniteville was driving a Dodge. He was wearing a seatbelt, and flown by medical helicopter to MCG Hospital in Augusta.

The other car, a Honda, was driven by Dave Lee Robinson of Aiken. He was also flown to a hospital by medical helicopter.

Several other people were trapped inside the cars for awhile after the wreck.

The Highway Patrol says the weather was clear at the time and the roadway was dry. The Patrol is investigating, along with an accident reconstruction team.

As of Wednesday night, both O'Connell and Robinson are in critical condition at MCG.


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  • by scot Location: graniteville sc on Jan 30, 2008 at 04:29 PM
    the honda was going over 90 mph when it passed a truck lost control hit the dodge and skidded to a end.there was drug paraphnalia and beer bottles in the car. it was something i hope i never have to see again. (i was a witness)
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