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August 15, 2022

Columbia, SC – Injuries Reported in Vehicle Collision on I-26 at SC 202

Columbia, SC (August 14, 2022) – Injuries were reported following a three-car crash on Sunday afternoon, August 14th, in Columbia.

The Columbia Police Department sent police to the intersection of Interstate 26 and State Route 202 in the state of South Carolina at around 4:30 p.m.

Footage from the incident revealed that a three-vehicle collision had occurred. At least one vehicle caught fire as a result of the collision, and paramedics from the Columbia area reportedly took at least one injured person to the hospital.

Right now, there are no new developments. The onus for investigating and identifying what occurred now falls on city authorities.

We hope that everyone who was hurt in this terrible accident gets well soon.

High-Speed Accidents in South Carolina

Collisions at high speeds kill hundreds of people every year. 481 people were killed in car accidents in South Carolina in 2005. A drop to 278 in 2011 was followed by a rise to higher levels. This progress was only temporary when compared to 2014 when 305 people perished or were wounded in incidents caused by speeding. In the 30 years before the present, speeding contributed to more than a third of all fatal accidents in the United States.

Columbia, SC - Injuries Reported in Vehicle Collision on I-26 at SC 202

You already have too much on your plate to waste time communicating with a cumbersome insurance provider. It’s also possible that the insurance company could reject all or part of your claim, leaving you without the money you need to cover your expenses. Rather than attempting to negotiate a settlement with the insurance company on your own, you should get legal counsel. Working with an insurance company may be tricky, but a personal injury attorney in South Carolina can help you avoid being abused.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle accident that was the fault of another motorist, Monge & Associates may be able to assist you in determining whether or not you are entitled to financial compensation. We are committed to vigorously representing our client’s interests in court and seeing that those who have been wronged get fair compensation for their suffering.

For years, our team of dedicated attorneys has been assisting victims of auto accidents in their pursuit of just compensation for their injuries. Our legal team will investigate the response of the irresponsible party’s insurance carrier to your claim and do all possible to ensure that you are compensated properly for your losses.

Contact a Columbia personal injury lawyer at 888-688-1924 if you’ve been hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault.

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 incorrect information, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

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