Motorcyclist killed in vehicle collision on Boiling Springs Road in Lexington
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a motorcyclist died after a collision with a vehicle on Wednesday.
Troopers say it happened on Boiling Springs Road near Longview Street around 4:50 p.m.
According to investigators, the driver of a 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van slowed down to turn on a private drive, when a person riding a 1992 Yamaha motorcycle, hit the van from behind.
Authorities say the motorcycle caught fire after the impact.
Highway Patrol says the motorcyclist died on scene and wasn’t wearing a helmet, while the driver of the van wore a seatbelt and wasn’t injured.
The Lexington County Coroner’s Office is working to identify the victim.