Crash

Plane crash reported in Saluda County

SALUDA COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – According to the Saluda County Sheriff’s Office a small plane crash is reported near Batesburg highway and Beulah Road. Investigators say the plane attempted an emergency landing after having engine failure. The pilot and passenger are stable and are only suffering from minor injuries, according to officials.     Categories: Local News, News Tags: Crash,…

Columbia Police: Driver flees after crashing into Jimmy John’s

(Source: Columbia Police Department) COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The Columbia Police Department says a driver accused of crashing into the Jimmy John’s Sandwiches on Garners Ferry Road has been arrested. Police say soon after the incident, the male driver backed the vehicle out of the store and left the scene.  No injuries have been reported. (Source: Columbia Police Department) Categories:…

Deadly single-vehicle crash in Lexington County

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – According to the Lexington County Coroner, one person died after a single-vehicle accident on Charleston Highway in Lexington County. Investigators say on December 10, Keith Russell Defee, 61, of Gaston was traveling southbound when his vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, struck a culvert, and overturned. Defee, who was not wearing a…

Crash on 1-26 Diverts Traffic near Orangeburg

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  South Carolina Troopers say a crash in Orangeburg County on Interstate 26 Eastbound is causing delays. The crash is at mile marker 144. According to State Troopers, Interstate 26 eastbound traffic is now being diverted off of exit 136. From there drivers can make a left turn off of the exit to get onto US-21 or a right…

‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian, Lion Air crashes: Ethiopia’s transport minister

(ABC NEWS)- Flight data from last week’s deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash showed “clear similarities” with another fatal crash that involved Boeing’s 737 Max 8 aircraft, Ethiopia’s transport minister said Sunday. Dagmawit Moges told journalists flight recorder data showed links between the crashes of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 10 and Lion Air Flight 610 in October, according to the…

Cargo Plane Crashes, Killing 33

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN (AP) — The Health Ministry in Kyrgyzstan (KEER’-gih-stan) says a cargo plane has crashed in a residential area just outside the Central Asian country’s main airport, killing 32 people. The ministry says the Turkish airline Boeing 747 crash-landed just outside an airport, south of the capital Bishkek, killing at least 15 people in a residential area next to…