Charleston automobile accident lawyers have learned of a fatal accident that recently occurred. A woman was killed in a car-truck accident in Berkeley County. The woman, a 43-year-old from Bonneau, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Berkeley county Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Salisbury.
She was driving a 2010 Kia Soul when she crossed over into oncoming traffic and collided with a Ford F-450 utility truck. The fatal accident occurred around 2:10 p.m. on Cainhoy Road. The deceased woman was traveling eastbound and the F-450 was traveling in the westbound lane, separated by a center lane. Her car crossed the center lane and entered the westbound lane, colliding with the F-450 head-on.
After the collision with the truck the woman was trapped in her car until the South Carolina Highway Patrol and rescue team arrived. She had to be extricated from her car and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the F-450 suffered no injuries. Both drivers were wearing seat belts, South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Bob Beres reported when describing the accident. The accident is now under investigation by the Highway Patrol.