Tragically, Three Fishers Teenagers Die in a Hit-and-run crash in South Carolina
SOUTH CAROLINA - A news report posted on indystar.com states that three teenagers from Fishers were tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident. The fatal accident occurred on Interstate-26 in South Carolina.*
According to South Carolina State Police, the three teens were heading eastbound in a Kia car along I-26 when a Hummer driver entered the eastbound lane and collided head-on with the Kia at around 2 AM. The three teenage girls tragically died at the accident scene.
The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office stated that two of the girls were twins.
Emergency medical services medics transported that other teen to a local area hospital. Her medical condition was not made known and local officials did not release her identity.
Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness stated in a press statement that he wanted to express his condolences to the families, and he stated that the girls' deaths would be "be felt throughout our entire community."
The woman who was driving the Hummer was identified by state troopers. She exited her vehicle and then ran from the accident scene. South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested the woman soon after. She has been booked into the Spartanburg County Detention Center.
She's facing three counts of felony DUI with death, one count of felony hit-and-run with personal injury, and three counts of felony hit-and-run with death. The accident is currently under investigation.
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