Anderson, SC – Driver Hurt in Fatal Head-On Crash at SC-24 & Wham Rd
Anderson, SC (May 4, 2022) – A head-on collision in Anderson left one person dead and another injured on Wednesday morning, May 4. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of SC-24 and Wham Road at around 1:30 a.m.
It was reported that a pickup truck was headed eastbound on the highway when the driver crossed the centerline. The vehicle crashed head-on with an oncoming car. The driver of the pickup suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the other vehicle was injured and flown to Prisma Hospital for treatment. No additional information has been supplied.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in South Carolina
Any automobile accident can end in injury, but studies show that head-on collisions are more likely to inflict serious damage or death to the driver or passengers in both vehicles. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, car passengers died in frontal impact incidents at a rate of 58 percent in 2017. A head-on collision is more probable in rural areas, with head-on collisions accounting for 13% of all fatal wrecks in rural areas. Head-on collisions account for less than 7% of fatal fatalities in metropolitan areas.
Medical bills, car repairs, and lost wages are all putting a strain on many families’ finances. You have the right to hire an attorney to represent you in negotiations with insurance companies in order to maximize your settlement. Medical issues that occur as a result of a car accident can have a significant impact on your life. They usually need a medical leave of absence, many doctor visits, prescription drugs, physical therapy, and, in some cases, surgery. Insurance companies will be required to compensate you for lost earnings and medical expenditures.
Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated to defending the rights of vehicle accident victims in South Carolina who have been unlawfully wounded by a reckless motorist. Our legal team is committed to fighting for victims and ensuring that they obtain the compensation they are entitled to in order to pay for the medical treatment they require to properly recover. Our personal injury lawyers have assisted clients in recovering millions of dollars in damages as a result of catastrophic traffic accidents, and it is our goal to make sure the at-fault party’s insurance company treats your case fairly as well.
If you’ve been hurt in a vehicle accident that wasn’t your fault, call us immediately away at 888-688-1924 and we’ll see what we can do to help.
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