One killed, 6 others hurt after crash on U.S. 378 near Johnsonville

(Johnsonville Fire)

A crash Tuesday night on U.S. 378 between two cars killed one person and sent six other people to the hospital.

The crash happened at around 11:20 p.m. on 378 near Capitola Road, according to Corporal Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A Dodge SUV and an Isuzu SUV were both traveling on the highway, but in opposite directions, Collins said.

The Dodge crossed the center line and hit the Isuzu head on, killing the driver, he said.

There were three people in the Dodge, all of whom were taken to the hospital, and three people in the Isuzu were also taken for treatment, according to Collins.

Charges are pending and the identity of the person killed has not yet been released by the coroner.

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