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January 22, 2022

Charleston, SC – Victims Hurt After Crash at I-26 & Rutledge Ave

Charleston, SC (January 22, 2022) – On Saturday morning, January 22, a car accident in Charleston resulted in confirmed injuries. The accident happened at 7:22 a.m. at the intersection of Interstate 26 EB and Rutledge Avenue.

To assist the injured victims, emergency responders and medical personnel were dispatched to the scene. At least one person was injured, according to local reports. Several lanes were temporarily closed due to the accident. Those who were hurt were taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

The cause of the collision is being investigated by local authorities. As the investigation progresses, more information will become available.

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

South Carolina Traffic Accidents

Charleston, SC - Victims Hurt After Crash at I-26 & Rutledge Ave

One of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis is driving a car. South Carolina had the country’s highest per capita rate of fatal collisions in 2018. With 1,037 fatalities, automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for roughly 65% of all fatal crashes in the state that year. According to data, other motorists are responsible for roughly 82% of all fatal crashes in South Carolina.

Even the most cautious motorists run the risk of being involved in a serious accident. It is critical for accident victims to pursue the compensation they deserve after being wrongfully injured by a careless motorist. For the vast majority of South Carolinians, driving is their primary mode of transportation, and colliding with another vehicle is unavoidable in some circumstances. In the event of a collision, most drivers, particularly those who are not represented by a Charleston personal injury attorney, are unsure what to do.

Charleston Personal Injury Lawyers

After a collision, an experienced lawyer can assist those who have been injured in filing a personal injury claim. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated to helping car accident victims obtain compensation for their medical bills and other losses. In the event of a car accident, we will ensure that your legal rights are protected. Retaining the services of an experienced attorney who can assist you in building a compelling case and obtaining just compensation is the first step in defending your rights.

Call 800-421-0174 right away to learn more about how a Charleston car accident lawyer can help you.

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.