Georgetown County authorities said Sunday that a bus carrying 35 people had collided with an SUV early Saturday morning.
Initial reports said that the horrific crash took place at around 7:19 a.m. at Browns Ferry Road near Johnson Road, South Carolina.
The Williamsburg County Transit bus was headed to Myrtles Beach when it crashed into the SUV head-on, killing two of the car’s occupants.
The passengers worked as housekeepers for the day then returned home on another bus.
At least one bus passenger had passed away while multiple injured people were found trapped in the wreckage. Others left the scene walking despite their wounds.
The victims were identified as Kellen Graves, 42, Kyle Wilson, 42, and Cedric Reddick, 33.
South Carolina Highway Patrol said that the bus was traveling southbound on SC51 while the car traveled northbound before the collision.