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May 23, 2022

Charleston, SC – Victims Injured After Wreck at I-26 & US-17

Charleston, SC (May 22, 2022) – Emergency workers were sent to a major traffic collision in Charleston on Saturday night, May 21.

According to a local source, EMS units arrived at the site at around 8:49 p.m. Many lanes were stopped while police investigated the incident near the intersection of Interstate 26 WB and US-17. At least one individual was injured in the crash. At this point, the extent of their injuries is unclear.

Local officials are investigating the cause of the accident.

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

Car Crashes in South Carolina

Charleston, SC - Victism Injured After Wreck at I-26 & US-17

In 2015, 65,643 car accidents occurred on major highways in the United States. The number of people killed in car accidents in the country is increasing, with 35,092 fatalities documented the previous year. This is an increase of 7.2 percent from the previous year. In the United States, this is the highest number of road fatalities in the last 50 years.

You already have enough to worry about after being injured in a car accident without having to deal with an insurance company. Insurance companies may attempt to underpay you or deny your claim entirely. Instead of handling all insurance conversations and negotiations alone, you might hire an attorney. After an accident, a South Carolina personal injury lawyer who has worked with insurance providers will know how to avoid being treated unjustly.

Following a car accident, an attorney is ready to assist victims in filing a lawsuit. Monge & Associates is dedicated to assisting accident victims in obtaining financial compensation for medical bills and other damages. Our automobile accident attorneys will ensure that your interests are protected in any scenario. We realize how emotionally and psychologically draining a car accident can be. You will need legal advice from an attorney who can assist you in building a compelling case and obtaining reasonable compensation. To preserve your interests and continue work on your case, get legal assistance as soon as feasible.

Contact a Charleston car crash attorney right now at 888-688-1924 to find out how our lawyers can help you get back on your feet.

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.