ROCK HILL, SC : 19-year-old charged in deadly crash that injured multiple people in Rock Hill on Saturday, 20th February 2021
Rock Hill, South Carolina
A 19-year-old is charged with reckless homicide in a crash that killed one person and injured five others in Rock Hill Saturday night.
The crash happened around 8:26 p.m. on Celanese Road near Woodcrest Circle.
Rock Hill police say 19-year-old Justin Valdez was driving a white Infiniti when he lost control, traveled into the opposite lane and struck a Chevrolet Equinox. Valdez’s vehicle was then hit by a Nissan Pathfinder.
The driver of the Chevrolet, a 56-year-old woman, was taken to PMC where she was later pronounced dead. A passenger in the Chevrolet, a 61-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and remains in critical condition.
A front passenger in Valdez’s vehicle, an 18-year-old woman, was seriously hurt. She’s in critical but stable condition.