Dept. of Public Safety reports four killed on SC roadways during holiday weekend

According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, four people were killed during Christmas travel on South Carolina's roadways.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, four people were killed during Christmas travel on South Carolina’s roadways.

The preliminary number includes travel period beginning Dec. 23 at 6 p.m. through Dec. 26 at 11:59 p.m. and is a decrease compared to last year’s rate of 13 people killed on SC roadways.

Fatal collisions by county are represented below:

SOUTH CAROLINA TRAFFIC FATALITIES 

JANUARY 1 THROUGH DECEMBER 27        

2022* 

2021* 

2020* 

2019 

 

COUNTY NAME 

FATALITIES 

COUNTY NAME 

FATALITIES 

COUNTY NAME 

FATALITIES 

COUNTY NAME 

FATALITIES 

 
ABBEVILLE

7

ABBEVILLE

5

ABBEVILLE

5

ABBEVILLE

1

 
AIKEN

28

AIKEN

36

AIKEN

32

AIKEN

30

 
ALLENDALE

2

ALLENDALE

1

ALLENDALE

5

ALLENDALE

2

 
ANDERSON

41

ANDERSON

54

ANDERSON

48

ANDERSON

38

 
BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

2

BAMBERG

4

BAMBERG

0

 
BARNWELL

1

BARNWELL

7

BARNWELL

3

BARNWELL

3

 
BEAUFORT

21

BEAUFORT

25

BEAUFORT

20

BEAUFORT

15

 
BERKELEY

46

BERKELEY

32

BERKELEY

60

BERKELEY

32

 
CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

9

CALHOUN

4

CALHOUN

2

 
CHARLESTON

62

CHARLESTON

77

CHARLESTON

71

CHARLESTON

75

 
CHEROKEE

14

CHEROKEE

23

CHEROKEE

12

CHEROKEE

15

 
CHESTER

20

CHESTER

16

CHESTER

11

CHESTER

10

 
CHESTERFIELD

14

CHESTERFIELD

7

CHESTERFIELD

12

CHESTERFIELD

16

 
CLARENDON

15

CLARENDON

10

CLARENDON

9

CLARENDON

15

 
COLLETON

23

COLLETON

18

COLLETON

38

COLLETON

16

 
DARLINGTON

18

DARLINGTON

22

DARLINGTON

14

DARLINGTON

25

 
DILLON

10

DILLON

17

DILLON

13

DILLON

8

 
DORCHESTER

19 <

For confirmation on fatality information, please contact the appropriate county coroner’s office.

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