A fatal Columbia, S.C. car crash led to the deaths of Alexis Nicole Evans, 18, of West Columbia, and Maliyah Claire Scott, 18, of Lexington. It occurred on W. Dunbar Road on Friday, August 20, 2021, as the teens attempted to cross Old Dunbar Road.
According to police, the two women, while in a 2016 Ford Focus, had the right of way to cross Old Dunbar Road as they traveled on W. Dubar. A Chevrolet pick-up on Old Dunbar failed to give the women the right of way and struck their vehicle.
Alexis was not wearing her seatbelt and succumbed to her injuries on the scene. Maliyah was wearing her seatbelt and was rushed to the hospital where she later died.
The driver of the Chevrolet pick-up, who has not been named publicly, remains in hospital with injuries.