Two People Killed, Five People Killed in an accident in Greenville, South Carolina
GREENVILLE, SC - A news report published on foxcarolina.com states that two people were tragically killed in an early-morning accident.* According to the Greenville County Coroner's Office, Coroner Kent Dill verified that the fatal accident happened on Rutherford Road by Paris View Drive.
The Greenville police reported that the fatal accident occurred at around 2:30 in the morning. According to the accident news report, seven people were in the motor vehicle at the time of the accident. The news article stated that five of the seven passengers received non-life-threatening injuries and were hospitalized.
Greenville Police Department states that the driver seemed to lose control of their motor vehicle, hit a pole, and then struck a tree.
The Greenville County Coroner's Office named the accident victims. According to the Greenville County Coroner, the group was traveling in an SUV toward Poinsett Highway. When the motor vehicle left the left shoulder of the roadway, it came back and then left the right shoulder of the roadway before it overturned.
According to the coroner, two accident victims were ejected from the motor vehicle and were tragically killed at the accident scene, according to the coroner.
The other five victims were treated at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital, the coroner confirms.
As of 6 AM, Duke Energy is reporting 112 residents without power in this area. The estimated time for restoration is 5 PM.
Greenville police say that the Rutherford area between Marie St. and Paris View Dr. is back open this afternoon.
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