GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A teenager has died and another person has been charged with felony DUI after an early morning crash in Greenville County.
The two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of White Horse Rd. near West Marion Rd. at about 1:45 a.m. Monday, according to Greenville County Coroner’s Office.
The crash happened when the driver of a 2005 Nissan SUV was heading south on White Horse Rd. and stopped in traffic. The driver of a 2014 Dodge pickup was traveling south and struck the Nissan in the rear, according to SCHP.
The driver and a 17-year-old passenger were injured and transported to the hospital, troopers said.
Another passenger in the Nissan died at the scene, according to SCHP.
The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 14-year-old Rigoberto Escobar Andiho.
Troopers say the driver of the Dodge pickup, 23-year-old Johny Alexis Miquel, of Greenville, has been charged with felony DUI. He’s been charged with felony DUI with death, felony DUI with great bodily injury, leaving the scene of a collision with death, and leaving the scene of a collision with great bodily injury.
The crash remains under investigation by the coroner’s officer and SCHP.