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May 7, 2022

Augusta, SC – Car Accident at I-26 & I-20 Results in Injuries

Augusta, SC (May 7, 2022) – Emergency responders were sent to the site of a collision that left at least one person injured in Augusta on Saturday, May 7. The crash involved two vehicles and took place at around 4:59 p.m. at the intersection of Interstate 26 WB and Interstate 20. 

The area was temporarily closed while medical personnel worked the scene. The cause of the crash was not provided in the initial reports. Emergency vehicles were on-site to transfer victims requiring additional aid to local hospitals. The identities of the injured parties have been withheld. 

No further updates have been released. Local police are managing the ongoing crash investigation. 

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

Car Accidents in South Carolina

Augusta, SC - Car Accident at I-26 & I-20 Results in Injuries

The total number of traffic collisions in South Carolina has increased every year since 2011. In 2015, there were a total of 133,961 crashes on our state’s highways, up 31.5 percent over 2011, when there were 101,842 crashes. The majority of car accidents in South Carolina happen on highways. In 2015, 65,643 crashes were reported on principal highways in the United States and South Carolina, accounting for 49 percent of all collisions.

You already have enough to worry about if you’ve been hurt without having to deal with an insurance company. An insurance company may try to pay you less than you deserve or deny your claim entirely. An attorney can handle all insurance discussions and negotiate a reasonable payout. A South Carolina personal injury attorney has years of experience negotiating with insurance companies and knows how to defend our clients from unfair practices.

Monge & Associates is dedicated to defending the rights of South Carolina car accident victims who have been wrongfully injured by a negligent driver. Our legal team is committed to fighting for victims and ensuring that they receive the compensation to which they are entitled so that they can afford the medical treatment they need to properly recover. Our Augusta personal injury attorneys have helped clients recover millions of dollars in damages as a result of catastrophic car accidents, and it is our job to make sure the at-fault party’s insurance company treats your case appropriately as well.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, please call us right away at 888-688-1924, and we’ll see what we can do to help.

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.