SCHP reports fatal 2-vehicle accident on Dick Pond Road

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident occurred around 3:06 a.m. Sunday on Dick Pond Road by Strand Drive.

Corporal Sonny Collins with the SCHP says a pickup truck was driving on Dick Pond Road when the driver swerved into the median.

The pickup hit a Volkswagen that was in the median waiting to make a left turn onto Strand Drive.

The driver of the Volkswagen was transported to the hospital but passed away. The victim was identified as 34-year-old Hobet Trinidad Morales. According to Horry Counter Coroner Robert Edge, Morales died at a nearby hospital from internal injuries.

Edge says two other people were hospitalized following the crash.

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