2-vehicle crash kills 1, injures 2 near Johnston

Published: Nov. 27, 2022 at 7:05 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 28, 2022 at 7:15 AM EST
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JOHNSTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A two-vehicle accident near Johnston killed one driver driver Saturday night, according to authorities.

At 7:07 p.m., a 2005 Chevrolet sport utility vehicle carrying two people and a 1997 Chevrolet sedan, carrying one, crashed at Monument Drive and S.C. Highway 121, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

While details are limited on how the crash occurred, SCHP says the SUV was traveling north on SC-121 while the sedan was traveling west on Monument Drive, less than two miles from Johnston.

The two passengers inside the SUV were taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries, while the driver of the sedan died.

This incident is still under investigation with SCHP.

News 12 has reached out to the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office for the identity of the deceased driver and will continue to update the details of this incident as it develops.