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Gaston, SC (WLTX) - One person is dead after a head-on collision Thursday night near Gaston.

Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly with the South Carolina Highway Patrol says the collision took place around 9 p.m. on Highway 321.

Wimberly says a Dodge was traveling in the south lane of the road, while a Buick was traveling north in the same lane. The vehicles hit head on, causing the Buick to run off the left side of the road. The vehicle then burst into flames.

The driver of the Buick, identified by the coroner's office as 52-year-old James William Binks, died. Two people inside the Dodge were taken to the hospital.

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