COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – Four people were killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, March 30, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, April 1, at 11:59 p.m., according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
US routes, SC roads and secondary roads
Seat belt used
Seat belt not used
Seat belt unknown
Seat belt not applicable
2 – 1 motorcyclist (no helmet) – 1 bicyclist (no helmet)
As of April 1, 189 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 248 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017, according to officials.
Of the 143 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 75 were not wearing seat belts.
Through April 1, 28 pedestrians have died compared to 39 in 2017; 13 motorcyclists have died compared to 21 in 2017; and three bicyclists have died compared to six in 2017 on state roads and highways.
We’re told the numbers are preliminary and are based on fatal collisions complied by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety as of 11:59 p.m. April 1, 2018.