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March 4, 2022

Alcolu, SC – Two Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on SC-521

Alcolu, SC (March 4, 2022) – A two-car crash in the Alcolu area left two people dead on Thursday morning, March 3. The deadly accident was reported at around 2 a.m. on SC-521 near Zakia Lane.

It was later revealed that 51-year-old Tyrone Presley was headed northbound on the highway in a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup. At the same time, 61-year-old Stephanie Cassandra Evans was driving south in the northbound lanes in a 2005 Pontiac Montana minivan. The two vehicles crashed head-on, leaving both motorists with fatal injuries. 

No additional information has been released at this time. An ongoing crash investigation is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Tyrone Presley and Stephanie Cassandra Evans at this time.

Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes in South Carolina

Alcolu, SC - Two Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on SC-521

While wrong-way collisions are rare, new data suggests that the number of fatal wrong-way collisions is rising. Between 2015 and 2018, 500 people were killed in wrong-way crashes, according to the American Automobile Association. Head-on collisions are among the deadliest, accounting for roughly 10% of all fatal crashes each year and resulting in a fatality rate of nearly 58%.

It’s devastating to lose a loved one, and those closest to the victim are almost always affected. Wrongful death cases often result in significant financial losses for families, both now and in the future, necessitating the help of an Alcolu car accident lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Alcolu Wrongful Death Lawyers

An experienced Alcolu personal injury lawyer can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to protecting your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call an Alcolu wrongful death lawyer today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

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