South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2018
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS 10 KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
JUNE 22 – JUNE 24, 2018

 

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of 10 persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, June 22, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 24, at 11:59 p.m.

 

 

Interstates

1

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

9

County roads

0

Seat belt used

2

Seat belt not used

3

Seat belt unknown

1

Seat belt not applicable

4 1 bicyclist (no helmet), 1 motorcyclist (no helmet), and 2 pedestrians

 

As of June 24, 465 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 500 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

 

Of the 332 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 162 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through June 24, 66 pedestrians have died compared to 71 in 2017; 46 motorcyclists have died compared to 52 in 2017; and eight bicyclists have died compared to eight in 2017 on state roads and highways.

 

Editor’s note: These numbers are preliminary and are based on fatal collisions compiled by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety as of 11:59 p.m. June 24, 2018.

 

For specific details on fatalities, including locations, please visit https://www.schponline.com. The site is designated for media use and only reflects information on fatal collisions investigated by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. Please do not publicize this site--the information is preliminary and is meant to be used as a guide only. For confirmation on fatality information, please contact the appropriate county coroner’s office.

SOUTH CAROLINA TRAFFIC FATALITIES

 

 

JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 24     

 

2018*

2017*

2016

2015

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

2

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

2

 

AIKEN

12

AIKEN

14

AIKEN

17

AIKEN

15

 

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

1

 

ANDERSON

23

ANDERSON

22

ANDERSON

25

ANDERSON

15

 

BAMBERG

0

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

3

 

BEAUFORT

6

BEAUFORT

15

BEAUFORT

14

BEAUFORT

8

 

BERKELEY

14

BERKELEY

18

BERKELEY

17

BERKELEY

17

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

7

 

CHARLESTON

31

CHARLESTON

39

CHARLESTON

19

CHARLESTON

30

 

CHEROKEE

10

CHEROKEE

8

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

9

 

CHESTER

5

CHESTER

13

CHESTER

8

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

6

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

7

 

CLARENDON

4

CLARENDON

10

CLARENDON

10

CLARENDON

4

 

COLLETON

10

COLLETON

8

COLLETON

7

COLLETON

8

 

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

13

DARLINGTON

9

 

DILLON

4

DILLON

7

DILLON

4

DILLON

1

 

DORCHESTER

12

DORCHESTER

8

DORCHESTER

13

DORCHESTER

14

 

EDGEFIELD

5

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

0

 

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

2

 

FLORENCE

19

FLORENCE

17

FLORENCE

14

FLORENCE

15

 

GEORGETOWN

3

GEORGETOWN

10

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

7

 

GREENVILLE

31

GREENVILLE

31

GREENVILLE

38

GREENVILLE

36

 

GREENWOOD

8

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

6

 

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

0

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

28

HORRY

34

HORRY

32

HORRY

40

 

JASPER

5

JASPER

5

JASPER

15

JASPER

7

 

KERSHAW

6

KERSHAW

9

KERSHAW

8

KERSHAW

3

 

LANCASTER

2

LANCASTER

7

LANCASTER

10

LANCASTER

8

 

LAURENS

19

LAURENS

20

LAURENS

6

LAURENS

13

 

LEE

1

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

4

 

LEXINGTON

41

LEXINGTON

24

LEXINGTON

23

LEXINGTON

17

 

MCCORMICK

0

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

2

 

MARION

3

MARION

5

MARION

4

MARION

8

 

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

 

NEWBERRY

6

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

2

NEWBERRY

4

 

OCONEE

9

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

9

 

ORANGEBURG

18

ORANGEBURG

17

ORANGEBURG

15

ORANGEBURG

15

 

PICKENS

6

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

6

 

RICHLAND

23

RICHLAND

25

RICHLAND

30

RICHLAND

17

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

5

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

0

 

SPARTANBURG

34

SPARTANBURG

23

SPARTANBURG

27

SPARTANBURG

32

 

SUMTER

10

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

7

SUMTER

7

 

UNION

0

UNION

2

UNION

4

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

8

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

7

WILLIAMSBURG

6

 

YORK

14

YORK

10

YORK

21

YORK

9

 

TOTAL

465

 

TOTAL

500

TOTAL

472

TOTAL

438

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 397 of the 465 traffic fatalities in 2018.

*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary

 

 


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