3 dead, 2 injured in North Charleston wreck Saturday morning

3 killed in wreck at Rivers Avenue and Remount Road, North Charleston (WCIV)

Three people have died after a two-vehicle wreck in North Charleston.

The wreck happened around 2 a. m. Saturday morning in the area of Rivers Avenue and Remount Road, according to North Charleston Police.

Three victims were pronounced dead at the scene, while two others have been transported to a local hospital in serious condition, police say.

According to NCPD spokesman Spencer Pryor, witnesses saw the driver of a Chevrolet Camaro going at high speed down Rivers Avenue, when it ran a red light at the Remount Road intersection and hit a Chevy Impala.

The three people inside of the Chevy Impala died on scene, police say. The driver and passenger of the Camaro were transported to MUSC in serious condition.

Rivers Avenue at Remount Road remained closed to traffic until around 9 a.m. as officers continued investigating,

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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