Man in custody after allegedly fleeing from scene of fatal Aiken Co. accident

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. -- An accident on Belvedere-Clearwater Road on Tuesday night turned fatal.

An SUV was traveling westbound when it collided with another car head on.

The driver of the SUV, Jimmy Daniel Sikes, is said to have fled the scene. He has been arrested and taken to the Aiken County Detention Center.

His two passengers were taken to the hospital but are said to be OK.

A passenger in the other car, whose identity is still unknown, died in the accident.

Details on how the accident happened are limited at this time. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the collision.

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