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May 23, 2022

Columbia, SC – Injuries Reported After Car Crash at I-77 & Forest Dr

Columbia, SC (May 22, 2022) – Emergency personnel were sent to a vehicle collision in Columbia on the afternoon of Sunday, May 22. Around 6:17 p.m. the collision occurred near the intersection of Interstate 77 NB and Forest Drive.

When emergency personnel got on the site, the victims needed rapid medical attention. The area was momentarily blocked down as emergency services were on the scene. The exact circumstances of the accident are yet unclear.

The cause of the crash is being investigated by local authorities, and further information will be released when it becomes available.

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

Car Accidents in South Carolina

Columbia, SC - Injuries Reported After Car Crash at I-77 & Forest Dr

South Carolina has one of the highest rates of car accidents in the nation. The state has been rated #1 in the US for car accidents for almost six years in a row. South Carolina has much more than twice the national rate of fatal automobile incidents, according to the most available figures, and the frequency of crashes has been steadily increasing since 2011. In 2015, there were 133,961 car accidents reported throughout the state.

Carelessness on the part of one or more parties causes significant automobile accidents throughout the state, and these crashes may leave individuals with serious or life-threatening injuries. What you do in the moments after an accident may have a big impact on any potential personal injury claim, affecting your chance to get a negotiated deal. This is why you need to act quickly to safeguard your right to compensation. Following a catastrophic accident, plaintiffs should contact an attorney for prompt, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal advice, as this is the best way to improve their chances of success.

Monge & Associates defends South Carolina vehicle accident victims who have been wrongfully injured due to the negligence of another motorist. Our automobile accident lawyers are committed to protecting the rights of victims so that they may get the compensation they need to recover fully. Our personal injury attorneys have assisted clients in recovering considerable amounts of money as a consequence of catastrophic vehicle accidents, so we want to ensure that people who have been wounded get the medical attention they need. Our first focus is ensuring that the negligent party’s insurance company handles your case properly and that you get proper compensation.

Please contact a Columbia car accident lawyer at 888-688-1924 if you have been harmed in a vehicle accident caused by some other driver’s carelessness.

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.