Fatal collision impacting traffic on Highway 17 in Berkeley County

Berkeley County News

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) is working a fatal Wednesday afternoon collision on Highway 17A near Mountain Pine Road in Moncks Corner.

The collision occurred at 2:35 p.m. on South Live Oak Drive.

According to SCHP, the driver of a 2004 Chevy trailblazer was traveling north on South Live Oak Drive when s/he crossed the median and struck a 1995 Ford pickup truck that was traveling south on Live Oak Drive.

The driver of the Chevy was wearing a seatbelt and died on scene.

The driver and passenger in the Ford were not wearing seatbelts and were taken to the hospital.

Northbound traffic on Highway 17A is being re-routed onto Mountain Pine Road.

Southbound traffic on Highway 17A is being turned around and sent back to Highway 52.

Editor’s note: This story is breaking and will be updated.

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