Chapin, SC – All Lanes Closed After Injury Crash on I-26 near Columbia Ave

Chapin, SC (November 30, 2022) – On Wednesday, November 30, at least one person was hurt after a car crash in the Chapin area. 

The crash was reported at around 5:07 a.m. on Interstate 26 EB near Columbia Avenue Exit 91. All lanes were closed as a result of the crash. The site was later re-opened at around 7:20 a.m. The injured parties were treated at the scene before being transported to local hospitals for additional aid. 

Local authorities are handling 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

Chapin, SC - All Lanes Closed After Injury Crash on I-26 near Columbia Ave

According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, a traffic collision occurs in the state every 3.7 minutes, and a car crash with injuries takes place every 13.3 minutes. Someone is killed in a South Carolina car crash every 9.5 hours. Each year, traffic-related incidents in South Carolina result in more than 60,000 injuries and 1,000 fatalities.

After a serious auto accident, it might be challenging to reach an understanding with your insurance company regarding the amount of compensation to which you are entitled. In the event that the insurance provider tries to intimidate you into accepting a subpar settlement offer, it is imperative to have legal counsel on hand. You will need the assistance of a lawyer who understands what must be done to convince a jury or accomplish your goals in settlement negotiations.

There are a few things you should do following a car accident to protect your legal rights. You should help the authorities start compiling the accident report as soon as you, your partner, or your kids have received medical attention for their injuries. You should take care of this as soon as you can. Keep meticulous records of everything that happened in order to defend your legal rights.

If you were seriously hurt in a car accident, you can trust the legal team at Monge & Associates to handle every aspect of your claim. Our success rate demonstrates our potential for success and our commitment to every case we accept. Our clients have consistently put their faith in us to assist them in recovering their financial losses. Our primary concern is your recovery.

Call 888-688-1924 to arrange a consultation to go over your case with a Chapin personal injury attorney.

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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