UPDATE: Accident on Sand Bar Ferry Road leads to traffic standstill

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. -- Traffic headed into Augusta was backed up after an accident on Sand Bar Ferry Road on Wednesday afternoon.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Nikki Brown was driving her SUV westbound across the bridge when she was hit from behind by 32-year-old Ontario Starks.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts. Brown was taken to Doctors Hospital for injuries.

Starks was charged with traveling too fast for conditions

The South Carolina Department of Transportation inspected the bridge for damage.


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