COLUMBIA (WACH) - Two people were killed and five hospitalized as a result of a multi-vehicle crash in Sumter.
The incident took place around 7:30 Friday evening at Lafayette Drive and Myrtle Street. Preliminary information indicates a Hyundai going south on Lafayette crossed into oncoming traffic striking a Lincoln Navigator and Cadillac sedan.
two were fatally injured and five people were taken to Tuomey Regional Medical Center for treatment. They are expected to survive. Names are being withheld while authorities attempt to contact family members.
Sumter Police are working with state Highway Patrolâ??s Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team to determine the cause of the accident.