On May 6, 2022, a South Carolina state trooper was injured in a car crash in Marion County. The accident occurred at the intersection of Highways 576/76 West and Wahee Road.
An early report found the the driver of the other vehicle ran a red light. As a result, the trooper swerved to avoid contact and lost control of their vehicle.
All accidents are preventable. South Carolina is one of the worst states of accidents.