Blythewood couple killed in multi-vehicle crash

BLYTHEWOOD – Two people have died and three people were injured in a crash in Blythewood last week.

Officials say the accident happened at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, near the intersection of Farrow Road and North Pines Road. The victims, a married couple, were the driver and passenger in a Toyota Camry that was hit by another driver attempting to maneuver a turn. The accident occurred less than two miles from the couple’s home in Blythewood.

Robert A. Evans, 79, and his wife, Madeline A. Evans, 76, of Blythewood were both wearing seatbelts when the crash occurred. They were both transported by Richland County EMS and taken to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where Robert Evans died at 10:12 a.m. Madeline Evans died at 10:17 a.m.

Investigators say both died due to their injuries.

Three people in the other car were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It is not clear if charges will be filed in the crash.

The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.


Updated 11/21/18 at 10:04 a.m.