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May 19, 2022

Columbia, SC – I-26 Reported Scene of Car Accident with Injuries

Columbia, SC (May 18, 2022) – At least one involved party was hurt in a major vehicle crash in Columbus on Tuesday night, May 17, according to local authorities.

The collision occurred at 5:07 p.m. on Interstate 26 EB, according to early reports. To aid the injured parties, rescue teams were sent to the scene. The wounded were transported to nearby hospitals by ambulance for further treatment. The identities of the involved parties have been withheld. 

The cause of the collision is being investigated by law authorities.

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

South Carolina High-Speed Collisions

Columbia, SC - I-26 Reported Scene of Car Accident with Injuries

Excessive speed is a dreadful behavior that claims the lives of multiple individuals every year. In 2005, racing drivers were found responsible for 481 deaths in South Carolina. In 2011, the number dropped to 278 before rebounding to 305 in 2014. Over one-third of all road deaths in the United States have been attributed to speeding in the previous 30 years.

A major car accident may result in catastrophic losses, expensive medical care, and a lot of economic and personal stress. A major injury might have long-term implications. This is particularly the case if you do not even have access to attorneys who can help you get the recompense you deserve. A South Carolina car accident attorney has significant expertise in collecting and assessing substantiation for injury claims and can organize it in a manner that increases your chances of getting the compensation you need.

If you’ve been wrongfully injured by a reckless motorist in South Carolina, Monge & Associates will help you weigh your legal options. Because our automobile accident lawyers have vast legal experience, you can be certain that your matter will be handled properly. A wounded individual cannot be held accountable for the consequences of another driver’s carelessness.

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, call a Columbia personal injury lawyer at 888-688-1924, and we’ll look into your case to see how we can get you the most money possible to help you heal fully.

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.