Columbia, SC — An early morning car crash claimed the lives of four people, according to Columbia Police.
At about 5 in the morning of Wednesday, a car carrying two women and two men were travelling on George Rogers Blvd. before the driver of the vehicle lost control of the car and crashed into a building.
The building that the car crashed into was the Farm Bureau Insurance Agency near the intersection of Shop Road and George Rogers Boulevard where the car was engulfed in flames, killing all the occupants inside the car.
Columbia Police Chief Randy Scott said that currently, they are making sure that all of the families of the victims are informed. He added that their traffic unit has been working on it throughout the morning and investigation is still continuing and will make sure to share information as the investigation moves forward.
Gary Watts, Richland County Coroner, will not be releasing any information because of the fire with regards to the identities of the victims of the crash until positive identification can be established and made via x-rays, DNA or other methods.
Chief Randy Scott said that their efforts are focused in finishing up the investigation.
The cause of the accident has not yet been released by the authorities. Contact an experienced Columbia Injury Lawyer now for a free consultation.