COLLETON CO., S.C. (WSAV) – South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) is investigating a fatal accident that shut down part of Interstate 95 in Colleton County on August 17.
According to SCHP, the driver of the Honda died at the scene and the passenger was airlifted to Trident Medical Center.
The Colleton County Coroner’s Office has named the victim driving the Honda as 20-year-old Noah Clack of Laurens, South Carolina.
Police identified the driver as Peter Falch of Goose Creek South Carolina. Falch and his passenger were both transported to Colleton Memorial County Hospital.
Their conditions are unknown at this time.
The accident occurred around 11:45 a.m. on I-95 Southbound at mile marker 44 involving two vehicles.
A 4-door Honda was stopped in the emergency lane of I-95 when a Ford Penske truck ran off the roadway, striking the car and pushing it off into the wooded area. The truck then overturned.
The right lane was closed for an extended period of time and the roadway reopened around 3:45 p.m.