Driver dies in hospital following crash on I-85 in Greer

Published: Nov. 21, 2023 at 6:03 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2023 at 11:19 AM EST
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GREER, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said a driver has passed away following a crash along the interstate in Spartanburg County on Monday.

According to troopers, around 9:50 p.m., a car and a tractor-trailer were both heading north on I-85 in Greer when the tractor-trailer stopped in the roadway.

Officials said the car ran into the back of the tractor-trailer, causing the driver to be sent to the hospital with injuries. Sadly, the driver of the car passed away.

The victim was identified as 35-year-old Wilmer Alexander Mejia Romero of Charlotte, NC.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

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