COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of nine persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the Memorial Day holiday period beginning Friday, May 28, at 6:00 p.m. until Monday, May 31, at 11:59 p.m. In comparison, 16 persons were killed on South Carolina roadways during the Memorial Day holiday period beginning Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. until Monday, May 25, at 11:59 p.m., 2020.
For additional details about these fatalities, please view the most recent Weekend Report: https://fatality-count-scdps.hub.arcgis.com/pages/weekend-report
Additional data, including year-to-date totals, can be obtained on the South Carolina Daily Traffic Fatality Count page: https://fatality-count-scdps.hub.arcgis.com/
Please note that these numbers are preliminary and are based on fatal collisions compiled by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety as of 11:59 p.m. May 31, 2021. For confirmation on fatality information, please contact the appropriate county coroner’s office.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety includes the Highway Patrol, State Transport Police, Bureau of Protective Services, Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs, Immigration Enforcement Unit and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame. Our mission is to ensure public safety by protecting and serving the people of South Carolina and its visitors.