South Carolina Department of Public Safety


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 9, 2018
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144

SCDPS REPORTS THREE KILLED ON SOUTH CAROLINA ROADS
JULY 6 – JULY 8, 2018

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, July 6, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, July 8, at 11:59 p.m.

 

 

Interstates

0

US routes, SC roads and secondary roads

3

County roads

0

Seat belt used

0

Seat belt not used

1

Seat belt unknown

0

Seat belt not applicable

2 – 1 bicyclist (no helmet) and 1 motorcyclist (no helmet)

 

As of July 8, 494 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 535 highway deaths during the same time period in 2017.

 

Of the 350 motor vehicle occupants who have died in 2018, 176 were not wearing seat belts. 

 

Through July 8, 69 pedestrians have died compared to 75 in 2017; 51 motorcyclists have died compared to 55 in 2017; and nine bicyclists have died compared to nine 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. July 8, 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 JULY 8     

 

2018*

2017*

2016

2015

 

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

COUNTY NAME

FATALITIES

 

ABBEVILLE

2

ABBEVILLE

5

ABBEVILLE

3

ABBEVILLE

4

 

AIKEN

12

AIKEN

17

AIKEN

17

AIKEN

16

 

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

4

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

2

 

ANDERSON

24

ANDERSON

23

ANDERSON

28

ANDERSON

15

 

BAMBERG

0

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

1

 

BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

6

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

4

 

BEAUFORT

6

BEAUFORT

15

BEAUFORT

15

BEAUFORT

8

 

BERKELEY

16

BERKELEY

18

BERKELEY

20

BERKELEY

19

 

CALHOUN

5

CALHOUN

2

CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

8

 

CHARLESTON

32

CHARLESTON

43

CHARLESTON

22

CHARLESTON

32

 

CHEROKEE

11

CHEROKEE

10

CHEROKEE

3

CHEROKEE

11

 

CHESTER

5

CHESTER

13

CHESTER

8

CHESTER

8

 

CHESTERFIELD

6

CHESTERFIELD

6

CHESTERFIELD

5

CHESTERFIELD

8

 

CLARENDON

6

CLARENDON

12

CLARENDON

10

CLARENDON

5

 

COLLETON

10

COLLETON

9

COLLETON

7

COLLETON

10

 

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

11

DARLINGTON

15

DARLINGTON

13

 

DILLON

4

DILLON

7

DILLON

4

DILLON

2

 

DORCHESTER

13

DORCHESTER

8

DORCHESTER

14

DORCHESTER

14

 

EDGEFIELD

5

EDGEFIELD

2

EDGEFIELD

1

EDGEFIELD

0

 

FAIRFIELD

4

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

5

FAIRFIELD

3

 

FLORENCE

21

FLORENCE

18

FLORENCE

14

FLORENCE

15

 

GEORGETOWN

5

GEORGETOWN

10

GEORGETOWN

4

GEORGETOWN

8

 

GREENVILLE

31

GREENVILLE

32

GREENVILLE

42

GREENVILLE

40

 

GREENWOOD

9

GREENWOOD

7

GREENWOOD

6

GREENWOOD

7

 

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

2

HAMPTON

1

HAMPTON

2

 

HORRY

30

HORRY

35

HORRY

42

HORRY

43

 

JASPER

5

JASPER

5

JASPER

16

JASPER

7

 

KERSHAW

8

KERSHAW

9

KERSHAW

9

KERSHAW

4

 

LANCASTER

3

LANCASTER

7

LANCASTER

10

LANCASTER

8

 

LAURENS

19

LAURENS

20

LAURENS

7

LAURENS

13

 

LEE

1

LEE

3

LEE

4

LEE

4

 

LEXINGTON

43

LEXINGTON

24

LEXINGTON

24

LEXINGTON

20

 

MCCORMICK

1

MCCORMICK

2

MCCORMICK

3

MCCORMICK

2

 

MARION

3

MARION

5

MARION

4

MARION

8

 

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

2

MARLBORO

3

MARLBORO

3

 

NEWBERRY

6

NEWBERRY

4

NEWBERRY

2

NEWBERRY

4

 

OCONEE

10

OCONEE

8

OCONEE

7

OCONEE

9

 

ORANGEBURG

19

ORANGEBURG

17

ORANGEBURG

16

ORANGEBURG

16

 

PICKENS

7

PICKENS

13

PICKENS

10

PICKENS

6

 

RICHLAND

25

RICHLAND

28

RICHLAND

33

RICHLAND

20

 

SALUDA

1

SALUDA

5

SALUDA

0

SALUDA

0

 

SPARTANBURG

36

SPARTANBURG

25

SPARTANBURG

27

SPARTANBURG

38

 

SUMTER

10

SUMTER

12

SUMTER

7

SUMTER

7

 

UNION

0

UNION

3

UNION

4

UNION

2

 

WILLIAMSBURG

8

WILLIAMSBURG

9

WILLIAMSBURG

10

WILLIAMSBURG

6

 

YORK

14

YORK

12

YORK

22

YORK

9

 

TOTAL

494

 

TOTAL

535

TOTAL

514

TOTAL

484

 

 

NOTE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated 424 of the 494 traffic fatalities in 2018.

*2017 and 2018  Figures are Preliminary

 


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