Skip to content

Two People Died in a Special Needs Bus Collision on Belton Honea Path Highway

December 20, 2019

Two people lost their lives in a fatal accident that involved a special needs bus in Anderson County. The collision occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

Shortly after 3:30 p.m., a vehicle crossed the center lane and directly hit Anderson County Disability and ADA special needs bus, the Anderson County Coroner’s Office reported. Highway Patrol informed the crash happened on Belton Honea Path Highway near Beeks Road.

Fifty-three-year-old driver, Sherri Depetrillo, died in the accident. One of the bus passengers, thirty-four-year-old Kevin LeCroy, also lost his life in the crash.

Eight people were transported to the hospitals in Greenville and Anderson, after suffering injuries, troopers said.

Depetrillo was heading to Belton Honea Path High School to pick up her daughter when the accident occurred, the coroner informed.

For now, the amount of injuries in the accident is not known.

South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team is still investigating the crash.

If you or your loved one were injured in a car accident, the first thing you need to do is call the police and seek medical help.

Hiring a car accident lawyer is the next best move. An experienced lawyer will help you go through this process easier; they will advise you how to file a lawsuit to claim the compensation you deserve and explain the legal process in detail.

Some accidents might leave you with severe injuries, and you will lose time and finances to recover properly. This is why you need a good lawyer who will be by your side until you get your claims.

Our team of Camden car accident lawyers will investigate your case and gather evidence that will benefit your case.

Call our wrongful death attorneys today and schedule your initial consultation. Our team is expecting you and will work their best to help you go through the legal process.

Source: https://www.wspa.com/news/local-news/coroner-responding-to-crash-on-belton-honea-path-hwy-in-anderson-co/