Van truck on the back of a motorcycle, killing two: SC cops

Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle accident, according to Charleston police.

Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle accident, according to Charleston police.

Two people have died after a multi-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle in Charleston, South Carolina, police say.

According to a Charleston Police Department news release, a Chevrolet van rammed a motorcycle as the two vehicles were traveling east on Highway 30 around 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 23. The collision caused the two vehicles to collide with a stopped Tesla in traffic, police said.

The motorcyclist and a passenger were both ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver and the two people aboard the Tesla were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, police said.

After the sinking, police closed Highway 30 until about 9:45 p.m. Police are still investigating the incident and no charges have been filed, the statement said. The Charleston added that the county coroner’s office will release the names of the two people who died.

Moira Ritter covers real-time news for McClatchy. She graduated from Georgetown University where she studied government, journalism and German. Previously, she reported for CNN Business.

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