Police: Passenger thrown from flipping car crushed after vehicle lands on them

Police: Passenger thrown from flipping car crushed after vehicle lands on them

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are currently investigating a fatal accident that took place in Williamsburg County.

The collision took place on July 2 at 12:01 a.m. on Secondary 454 near Lake City

Authorities say a 2012 Dodge driven by Quintin McFadden of Lake City was traveling north when it ran off the roadway, struck a culvert, and flipped several times.

A passenger who was not wearing a seat belt was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries when the car landed on top of them.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, McFadden was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

This accident is still under investigation.

McFadden and his passenger were not wearing seat belts.

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