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September 20, 2022

Chester, SC – Passenger Dies in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-77

Chester, SC (September 19, 2022) – One person was killed and another person was hurt following a pileup collision outside of Chester on Sunday, September 18. 

At around 2:20 a.m., emergency responders were called to the scene on Interstate 77 near mile marker 66. Three vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. A sedan was traveling on the highway when it was hit by a Jeep. The sedan was then struck by a third vehicle. The passenger of the sedan was killed, and the driver was hurt. No updates on the conditions of the occupants of the other vehicles have been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Car Crashes in South Carolina

Chester, SC - Passenger Dies in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-77

There is always a chance of getting into a major accident when you drive. Drivers in South Carolina frequently behave recklessly, increasing their risk of suffering serious injuries in collisions. In South Carolina, 505 people died in car crashes last year, but 263 of them were not using seat belts at the time of the collisions that took their lives.

Your family has a right to grieve privately after the loss of a family member or friend. It is unfair to subject your family to further stress while you battle insurance companies to get the money you are due. Allow our diligent legal team to take care of all the details of your wrongful death case on your behalf, relieving you of this worry.

Establishing a wrongful death happens is similar to proving an injury. In a personal injury lawsuit, it must be shown that the defendant acted recklessly, negligently, or willfully at the time the victim’s injuries were ultimately sustained. The main distinction is that in a wrongful death suit, you must show that the activity contributed to the victim’s death. The fact that in a wrongful death lawsuit, the damages are calculated according to the losses the decedent’s beneficiaries suffered as a result of their loss and are paid out directly to the beneficiaries is another important distinction.

The lawyers at Monge & Associates will protect your fundamental rights after a fatal vehicle accident to make sure that you and your family obtain justice. In order to pursue your wrongful death claim and make sure that those at fault are held accountable and brought to justice, we will put in a lot of effort. Even though wrongful death claims are notoriously challenging to win, we want to be there for you at this terrible time.

If a loved one passed away suddenly due to someone else’s negligence, contact a Chester wrongful death lawyer as soon as you can at 888-688-1924.

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.