Augusta Road

Coroner identifies 2 people killed in crash at Augusta Rd. and 12th St. in West Columbia

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the two people who were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on September 18, 2022 at approximately 11:30 P.M. at the intersection of Augusta Road and 12th Street in the town of West Columbia in Lexington County. Coroner Margaret Fisher states that a two-vehicle crash took the lives of […]

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Scene at Augusta Road and 12th Street in West Columbia, Monday after crash that killed 2

Crews from the SC Department of Transportation were onsite, working to restore power to traffic lights at Augusta Road and 12th Street in West Columbia, Monday morning. A fatal crash between a tractor-trailer and a vehicle late Sunday night resulted in the closing of the intersection. West Columbia Police were on the scene to block […]

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2 killed in West Columbia crash on Augusta Road at 12th Street

Sunday night at approximately 11:30 a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle on Augusta Road at 12th Street in West Columbia, according to the West Columbia Police Department. The crash resulted in two fatalities. The WCPD is investigating the collision. At 7:30 a.m. Monday, the WCPD reported all lanes going east and west on Augusta Road […]

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Which intersections had the most crashes in West Columbia in August?

West Columbia Police Department has released its data for the month of August. The West Columbia Police Department responded to 3,059 calls in August. Down from 3,131 in July.There were 107 collisions responded to, compared to 84 the month before. Top locations for car crashes were: Augusta Road and Wade Street (5); Meeting Street and […]

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Crash in Lexington alters traffic pattern

The Lexington Police Department asked drivers to please use caution on Augusta Road (US 1) at Interstate 20, Saturday afternoon. A collision had reduced the outbound lane traffic to one lane (right lane is the open lane.) Emergency personnel was in the area. All lanes of traffic were eventually opened. The cause of the collision […]

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Car crashes after driver swerves to avoid hitting a dog in Lexington

All lanes of Stoneridge Drive in the Woodcreek neighborhood near Augusta Road (US-1) in Lexington were closed for a single car collision, before 10 a.m. Tuesday. Police asked drivers to detour in and out of the neighborhood from Morgan Drive to Wood Cut Drive while first responders were on scene. All lanes of Stoneridge Drive […]

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WCPD July data released: 84 collisions; 8 DUI arrests and 505 traffic stops

The West Columbia Police Department received 3,131 calls for service in July. West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce has released data for the month from the WCPD. In the time period there were: 3 collisions at Augusta Road and Wade Street; 3 collisions at Augusta Road and Leaphart Road; 2 collisions at Sunset Blvd and […]

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Lexington County Coroner asks public for help locating West Columbia man’s family

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office is asking for your help in locating the family of Mr. Thomas Edward McNamara; He was born April 10, 1960. According to Coroner Margaret Fisher, Mr. McNamara died in Lexington County on July 6, at his residence on Augusta Road in West Columbia. The Lexington County Coroner’s Office has used […]

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