Efren Antonio Gomez Mongado Killed in 18-Wheeler Accident in Anderson, SC
Anderson, SC — September 22, 2023, Efren Antonio Gomez Mongado was killed in an 18-wheeler crash on Interstate 85 between mile markers 14 and 15 in Anderson, SC.
Authorities indicate that on September 22, a fatal accident occurred when a man was struck by an 18-wheeler in Anderson. According to reports, the crash happened at approximately 2:00 in the morning.
Investigators say a man directing traffic on southbound Interstate 85 was struck by a tractor-trailer. Sources say a truck hauling cars overturned, causing three vehicles to collide. The man was assisting in traffic control when he was reportedly hit by a truck involved in the collision.
Officials confirmed that Efren Antonio Gomez Mongado, 36, suffered fatal injuries. No other injuries were reported. Police are continuing to investigate the events that led to the crash.