Two people are dead following fatal crashes in the Upstate Thursday. The first collision happened in Spartanburg County around 3:30 PM. The Highway Patrol says the driver of a Chrysler minivan entered I-26 going the wrong way and was hit by a tractor trailer driven by a Canadian citizen. The crash happened near the 14 mile marker of I-26 westbound just 2 miles from Inman. The driver of the minivan died after being transported to Spartanburg Regional.
The second fatal crash happened around 5 PM in Greenville County on Highway 29 and Wood River Road , just a mile south of Greer. The crash report says the driver of a Buick SUV tried to turn left from Wood River Road onto Hwy 29 and was hit by the driver of a Ford Sedan. The driver of the Buick SUV died after he was transported to Greenville Memorial.