Folly Road crash leaves one person dead

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WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCBD) – Charleston Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision in West Ashley.

According to Charles Francis with the Charleston Police Department, the crash happened around 1:25 a.m. on the West Ashley side of the Wappoo Cut Bridge near Tranquil Drive.

A 2015 BMW SUV was traveling north on Folly Road when it was struck by a 2008 Mercury sedan that had crossed the center line. 

The driver of the BMW was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, but the driver of the Mercury sedan was transported to the MUSC where he was pronounced deceased. 

Folly Road was closed for several hours while investigators with the Major Accident Investigation Team collected evidence from the crash site.

The Charleston County Coroner’s office has not yet released the name of that victim.


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