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December 30, 2021

Columbia, SC – Auto Accident on I-20 Results in Injuries

Columbia, SC (December 30, 2021) – A serious car accident occurred in Columbia on Thursday afternoon, December 30, injuring at least one person. At 1:14 p.m. the accident occurred on Interstate 20 WB near Exit 72.

Emergency personnel on the scene assisted those who were injured in the collision. All westbound lanes were closed as a result of the accident. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. The identities of the parties involved have not been revealed.

At this time, no additional information has been released. Law enforcement is 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 Wrecks in South Carolina

Columbia, SC - Auto Accident on I-20 Results in Injuries

Driving a car is one of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis. In 2018, South Carolina had the highest per capita rate of fatal crashes in the country. Automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for nearly 65% of all fatal vehicle collisions in the state that year, with 1,037 fatalities. Other motorists are responsible for nearly 82% of all traffic fatalities in South Carolina, according to statistics.

Car accidents almost always happen as a result of someone else’s negligence, and victims may sustain serious or life-threatening injuries as a result. What you do immediately following a car accident can have a significant impact on any potential personal injury claim you may have and your ability to obtain a fair settlement. You must act quickly to protect your right to compensation. Contacting a Columbia personal injury attorney as soon as possible after a serious accident to obtain competent and caring legal representation is the best way to increase your chances of a successful claim.

Auto Accident Lawyers in Columbia

Monge & Associates represents South Carolina car accident victims who have been wrongfully injured as a result of another’s negligence. Our legal team is committed to fighting for victims and ensuring that they receive the compensation they are entitled to in order to cover the medical care they require to fully recover. Following a serious vehicle collision, our Columbia car accident lawyers have helped previous clients recover millions of dollars in damages, and it is our goal to ensure that the at-fault party’s insurance company treats your case fairly.

If you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident and want to learn how we can help you get back on your feet, call us today at 800-421-0174.

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.