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December 3, 2021

Clark Hills, SC – Man Dies After Collision with Log Truck on SC-28

Clark Hills, SC (December 2, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in Clark Hills on Wednesday, November 30, resulted in the death of a North Augusta man. The fatal accident occurred on SC-28 at Clark Hills Highway at around 4:02 p.m. 

Local reports revealed that 36-year-old Jarvis Devoris Elam of Lincolnton was operating a 2018 Freightliner tractor-trailer pulling a trailer on the highway. Elam was headed northbound when he attempted to make a left turn at the intersection. The log truck collided with a Dodge minivan. 

The 46-year-old North August man driving the van sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Trucking Accidents in South Carolina

Clark Hills, SC - Man Dies After Collision with Log Truck on SC-28

Every year, over 500,000 trucking accidents are reported, resulting in thousands of deaths. Commercial trucks deliver the majority of freight in the United States, and these enormous vehicles can pose considerable danger to passengers in passenger automobiles. In the event of a crash, occupants of smaller vehicles are at greater risk of suffering life-threatening injuries, and this is backed up by national accident statistics. 

The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming, especially if the crash was caused by a negligent or reckless driver. Those close to the victim will undoubtedly suffer as well. Wrongful death cases commonly result in huge financial losses for families, both now and in the future. This means they need the help of a knowledgeable Clark Hills wrongful death lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unsure if they may be entitled to compensation following the death of a family member. The deceased’s medical expenses, burial costs, and lost future earnings are just a few potential damages.  Families who have lost a loved one may not know what to do in order to receive the compensation they are entitled to.

Clark Hills Trucking Accident Lawyers

An experienced Clark Hills personal injury attorney can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers are committed to fighting for your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your lost loved one while holding the at-fault party accountable, and our attorneys will work diligently to improve that you receive the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a Clark Hills truck accident lawyer today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a caring attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident.

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.