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Community Concerned About Intersection After Fatal Crash in Charleston County, South Carolina


May 16, 2019

MCCLELLANVILLE, SC. – According to an online news story posted at abcnews4.com, some community members in Charleston County, South Carolina, are concerned about an intersection after a fatal vehicle accident occurred there on May 13. Some people would like to safety measures added to the intersection, according to the report.*

The accident took place in the evening on May 13 at the area where Steed Creek Road intersects with Halfway Creek Road in Charleston County, South Carolina. ABC 4 and authorities say that at about 6:30 p.m. that day, a husband and wife were killed in a vehicle collision when a driver ran a stop sign and crashed into the couple’s car.  

The man and woman were both age 42 and were from Charleston County. Their three children were also in their vehicle when the crash happened, ages 13, 9, and 5. One of the children was seriously injured, according to ABC 4. The driver of the other vehicle was not seriously harmed, and authorities say that charges are pending. 

In the wake of the accident, community members are grieving and looking at the intersection as a problem area. One resident of the county, who owns a business there and lives a few miles from the crash site, says he has had some near-misses at the crossing. 

“I was about killed from a guy running that stop sign in a pickup truck, and he didn’t even let up, he just kept going,” the man said. “It really shook me up bad. But even I have just about ran that stop sign coming down that road whenever it’s daytime or night. You just don’t see the sign. There’s no heads up.” 

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Source:https://abcnews4.com/news/local/concerns-over-dangerous-intersection-following-deadly-accident

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