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May 9, 2022

Columbia, SC – Car Accident at I-26 & SC-527 Results in Injuries

Columbia, SC (May 8, 2022) – Following an injury collision in Columbia on Sunday morning, May 8, many lanes were closed to outside traffic. The accident took place at around 4:12 a.m. at the intersection of Interstate 26 WB and SC-527.

The collision injured at least one person involved. At this moment, the degree of the resulting damages has not been made public. The accident victims were sent to nearby hospitals for treatment. There have been no updates on the crash released at this time.

Local law enforcement officers are overseeing an ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.

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

South Carolina Car Crashes

Columbia, SC - Car Accident at I-26 & SC-527 Results in Injuries

South Carolina is among the states with the highest number of traffic collisions. For the sixth time in a row, South Carolina has been named the second-worst driving state in the nation. According to the latest recent statistics, the state’s rate of road deaths is nearly double the national average. Since 2011, the overall number of traffic collisions in South Carolina has risen every year. There were 133,961 collisions on our state’s roadways in 2015, up 31.5 percent from 101,842 crashes in 2011.

You have rights if you are wounded as a product of someone else’s reckless actions. A personal injury case may be able to obtain compensation from those responsible for your damages. Your degree of deserved compensation will largely depend on the facts surrounding your case. A South Carolina personal injury attorney may be able to assist you or a loved one with whatever type of harm you or they have suffered. A knowledgeable attorney may be able to assist you in obtaining the recompense you want and deserve.

If you have been unlawfully harmed by a reckless driver, the experienced attorneys at Monge & Associates will aid you in exploring all of your possible avenues to fight for your right to compensation. Because our automobile accident lawyers have extensive experience representing accident victims in personal injury lawsuits, you can rest assured that your case will be handled properly. No one should be held liable for a crash involving someone else’s negligence.

Contact us at 888-688-1924 if you’ve been injured in a vehicle accident to explore your case and hear how our Columbia personal injury attorneys can help you receive the most compensation possible.

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.