RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) is investigating after a fatal collision on I-26W near Ridgeville.
According to SCHP, the incident happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Friday near the 188 mile marker.
SCHP said that the driver of a 2006 Toyota Tundra was traveling west on I-26, ran off of the road, overcorrected, then returned to the road and struck a 2013 Honda Accord.
Both cars ran off of the road and struck the median.
The driver of the Toyota was taken to the hospital and later died.
The driver was identified by the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office as 31-year-old Brandon Nesmith of Fayetteville, Georgia.
C&B Fire Department responded with a helicopter and the road was closed as crews worked the scene.
Editor’s note: This story is breaking and will be updated.