Greenville man dies after wrong-way crash in Gaffney

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) – An 84-year-old Greenville man has died five days after a wrong way head-on crash on Interstate 85 in Gaffney.

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler said Charles Castor died from his injuries at Spartanburg Medical Center on Sunday.

According to Fowler, Castor’s vehicle was struck by a Toyota that was driving north in the southbound lanes at mile marker 96.

The 92-year-old driver of the Toyota, Alexander Cumming, was charged with driving the wrong way by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Cumming was also taken to the hospital for his injuries.

A third car was also struck by debris in the crash. The driver of that car was not hurt in the crash.

All three drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The coroner says this is the 16th traffic death in Cherokee County in 2017.