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December 4, 2021

Anderson, SC – Officer Injured in Two-Car Crash at MLK Blvd & Main St

Anderson, SC (December 3, 2021) – Two people were injured in a crash involving a police vehicle in Walterboro on Thursday afternoon, December 2. The accident occurred at the crossing of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Main Street at around 1 p.m. 

Local reports revealed that an officer was headed to the Quality Inn on Clemson Boulevard at the time of the accident. The officer’s lights and sirens were engaged when he entered the intersection. His vehicle was reportedly struck by another vehicle. 

Both drivers were transported to AnMed Health for the treatment of sustained injuries. The cause of the accident has not been reported at this time. 

An ongoing accident investigation is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Intersection Collisions in South Carolina

Anderson, SC - Officer Injured in Two-Car Crash at at MLK Blvd & Main St

Crashes at intersections are among the most dangerous, accounting for more than half of all serious injuries and one-fourth of all fatalities on the road. Left-hand turns and failure to yield are involved in nearly many intersection collisions. According to the Federal Highway Administration, nearly 2.5 million car accidents occur at intersections each year, accounting for more than 40% of all recorded car crashes in the United States.

Serious car accidents are almost always caused by the negligence of one or more parties across the state, and these accidents can leave victims with severe or life-threatening injuries. What you do immediately after a car accident can have a significant impact on any potential personal injury claim, determining your ability to receive a fair settlement. That is why you must act quickly to protect your full and fair compensation. Following a serious accident, injured parties should seek legal advice from an Anderson car accident attorney for prompt, knowledgeable, and caring representation, as this is the most effective way to increase your chances of a successful claim.

Anderson Personal Injury Lawyers

Our Anderson personal injury attorneys work hard to make sure that victims injured in automobile accidents throughout South Carolina have their rights protected after being wrongfully injured by a negligent driver. Our legal team is committed to fighting for victims and ensuring that they receive the compensation they are entitled to in order to cover the medical care they require to fully recover. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers has assisted previous clients in recovering millions of dollars in damages following a serious traffic accident, and it is our goal to ensure that the at-fault party’s insurance provider treats your case fairly.

If you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident and want to learn how we can help you get back on your feet, call us today at 800-421-0174.

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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.