One dead after three-car accident in Orangeburg Thursday afternoon
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WACH) – One person is dead after a three-car accident Thursday afternoon, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on Highway 3 near SC Highway 389 just before 5 p.m. Thursday.
A 1980 Chevy pick-up truck and a 2016 Toyota were driving southbound when the Chevrolet attempted to pass the Toyota. The Chevrolet when hit a 2011 activity bus head-on, killing the driver inside.
The Toyota then ran into a ditch after the collision.
The driver killed wasn’t wearing a seat belt, but the driver of the activity bus was. That driver was then taken to the hospital.
There were two people in the Toyota and they didn’t go to the hospital.
No charges are expected to be filed, but highway patrol continues to investigate the accident.