Two drivers are dead after one of the worst head-on collisions Richmond County officers had seen “in a while,” sheriff’s Capt. Scott Gay said.
At 11:28 a.m. Sunday, Keith Palmer, 28, was driving a friend’s black Dodge Charger east on the 2300 block of Tobacco Road when he crossed over into oncoming traffic hitting a blue Ford Taurus driven west by Andre P. Ruffin, 57, head on, Gay said.
Both died at the scene.
Because both drivers died, the crash is not prosecutable and becomes a civil matter. Gay said officers are waiting on the autopsy and toxicology tests to see why Palmer crossed into oncoming traffic.