FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Columbia intersection closed after collision involving pedestrian and truck, man dies
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department reported a closure at the intersection of Whaley and Assembly Streets after a collision involving a male pedestrian and a truck.
Police said the intersection is temporarily closed while the department’s Traffic Safety Unit investigates the incident.
Serious collision involving a male pedestrian & a truck at Whaley & Assembly Streets. The intersection is temporary closed as the #ColumbiaPDSC Traffic Safety Unit investigates the incident. Updates posted here as more information becomes available. pic.twitter.com/VWyMOxucxp— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC) September 15, 2023
The 56-year-old died as a result of his injuries sustained during the collision.
Officers believe the man was unlawfully in the roadway when the collision happened.
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