Car accident near Spartanburg kills three teens

by SpeedLux
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Three teens died following an early morning traffic accident on August 16 in South Carolina.

At around 2:06 a.m., twins identified as Elleana and Isabella Gaddis, 17, and another victim identified Brianna Foster, 18, were in a car heading east on I-26 near Spartanburg, when a Hummer traveling west in the eastbound lanes hit the sedan driven by the three teens head-on.

The three were pronounced dead at the scene. 

A fourth passenger, also a teen was admitted to the hospital.

The Hummer was driven by Melissa A. Parker, 43, of Spartanburg, who escaped from the scene of the accident on foot but was arrested by the South Carolina Highway Patrol soon after the accident. Parker was treated for small injuries at a hospital and has been arrested. She has been charged with three counts of felony DUI with death, three counts of felony hit and run after causing death, and one count of felony hit and run with personal injury. 

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