Clemson students struck by vehicle

CLEMSON — Two Clemson students were hit by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 123 Thursday night.

According to Clemson police chief Jimmy Dixon, his department received a 911 call at around 10 p.m. that two people had been hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 123 and S.C. Highway 133.

The male and female were crossing the intersection headed toward the downtown area when the vehicle struck them, Dixon said.

The male was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital, while the female was taken by ambulance to AnMed Health Medical Center.

Dixon did not release the names and conditions of the victims. Dixon also announced no charges in the case.

The incident is being investigated by the Clemson City Police Department’s reconstruction team, as well as the South Carolina Highway Patrol multidisciplinary accident investigation team.