Pedestrian killed on I-20 in Lexington County – Motorcycle fatality at I-77 on-ramp in Richland County
The incident involved two collisions that happened close to mile marker 59 on I-20 East, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The first collision took place in the westbound lanes. It involved a Honda Accord and a pickup truck.
The two vehicles were traveling west on I-20 when the Honda hit the pickup, said Southern. The driver of the Honda got out of the car and crossed the median. The driver was struck by a Hyundai and a Jeep trying to cross the eastbound lanes of I-20.
The Lexington County Coroner’s Office has not identified the victim, yet.
The drivers and passengers in the two vehicles that hit the pedestrian were wearing seat belts and were not injured, Southern said. The incident is under investigation by the Highway Patrol.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash at I-77 in Columbia on Sunday evening.
The incident happened about 7:25 p.m. on the entrance ramp to I-77 southbound from I-20 East, according to Southern.
A motorcyclist coming east from I-20 on a Harley Davidson and was entering I-77 South. The driver of the motorcycle lost control and was thrown from it, Southern said. The driver was not wearing a helmet.
The identity of the deceased has not yet been released by the Richland County Coroner’s Office.