Posted in Personal InjurysingleReckless Driving AccidentssingleWrongful Death on July 25, 2021

CHARLESTON, SC – A 19-year-old was killed in a multi-vehicle collision involving a hit-and-run driver in the West Ashley area on Thursday night, according to Count on 2 News.

The collision happened on Ashley River Road, near Magwood Drive on July 22, when a Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV crashed head-on into an Infiniti Q50 sedan. The impact then caused the Trailblazer to strike a third vehicle.

The driver of the Trailblazer then fled the scene on foot.

A passenger in the Infiniti, 19-year-old Ryleigh O’Brien, was pronounced dead after the crash.

The driver of the Infiniti was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The third driver was not hurt in the collision.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash.

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