8-year-old Barnwell boy dies from injuries following Aiken wreck
An 8-year-old child succumbed Monday to injuries he suffered in an traffic accident along Old Barnwell Road in Aiken County this weekend.
Javion Hayward of Barnwell died Monday morning, Nov. 13 at Augusta University Medical Center from the traumatic injuries he sustained from a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning at Cedar Road in Windsor, according to an Aiken County Coroner’s Office news release
Hayward was restrained in a rear seat in the 2004 Chevrolet driven by his mother, Coretta Green. She was traveling south on Old Barnwell Road when she crossed into the north bound lane, after running off of the right side of the road, and struck a truck.
The 1998 Ford truck was driven by Antonio Vargas-Ocampo of Windsor, the news release states.
Vargos-Ocampo and his passengers, along with Green and other passengers in her vehicle, were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No charges have been filed in the accident.