Wrong Way Crash Fatalities

I-85 in Anderson County

Emily Gill
September 02, 2019 - 8:24 am

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A wrong way crash on I-85 in the early morning hours lead to multiple fatalities.

The SC Highway Patrol reports the crash happened in Anderson County on Monday morning just after midnight.

Osman Bakhtayer Nabiyeb, a 20 year old from Georgia, and three passengers were traveling south on I-85.

Roosevelt McDaniel, a 63 year old from Sumter, was driving his Chrysler north on I-85 in the southbound lane.

McDaniel struck Nabiyeb's vehicle head on. 

Nabiyeb was airlifted to a hospital.  A 13 year old passenger in his car and McDaniel were transported to a hospital by EMS.

The two other passengers in Nabiyeb's car died at the scene.

The collision remains under investigation.

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