Report: SC highway accidents claim 11 lives over the weekend

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced Monday 11 people were killed on SC highways over the weekend.

According to the SCDPS report, as of July 15, 434 people have died on SC highways compared to 430 deaths in 2011.

Of the 292 car drivers who have died so far in 2012, 180 were not wearing seat belts, according to the report.

Since midnight on Sunday, 53 pedestrians, 61 motorcyclists and 11 bicyclists have died on the state roads and highways.

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