One dead, 2 injured in crash on Hwy 21 in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – A two-car crash on Highway 21 near Fairlawn Court in Blythewood about 3:30 a.m., Wednesday morning, Sept. 1, 2021, took the life of the passenger of in one car and seriously injured the drivers of both cars.

A 2007 Nissan 4-door SUV was traveling south on Highway 21 when the driver lost control, crossed center and struck a 2012 Nissan SUV traveling north, according to Master Trooper David Jones.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, and both were transported to area hospitals with life-threatening injuries, the report stated.

A passenger in the 2012 Nissan, also wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead on scene.

The coroner has not yet made available the name of the deceased.

The crash is under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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