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January 15, 2022

Columbia, SC – Traffic Accident on I-77 Results in Injuries

Columbia, SC (January 15, 2022) – A serious car accident occurred in Columbia on Saturday morning, January 15, injuring at least one person. The collision happened at 2:42 a.m. on Interstate 77 NB near Exit 5.

Emergency personnel on the scene assisted those who were injured in the collision. Several lanes were closed as a result of the accident. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. The names of those involved haven’t been revealed yet.

At this time, no additional information has been released. Law enforcement is looking into what caused the accident.

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

South Carolina Car Wrecks

Columbia, SC - Traffic Accident on I-77 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 collisions in the country. Automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for roughly 65% of all fatal vehicle incidents in the state that year, with 1,037 fatalities. Other motorists are responsible for roughly 82% of all fatal crashes in South Carolina, according to data.

In South Carolina, serious car accidents are common, and victims can sustain serious or life-threatening injuries as a result. What you do after a car accident can have a significant impact on any potential personal injury claim you file, as well as your ability to receive a fair settlement. As a result, you’ll need to act quickly in order to protect your legal right to compensation. Following a catastrophic collision, injured parties should seek immediate, professional, and compassionate legal advice from a Columbia car accident lawyer, as this is the most effective way to improve their chances of a successful claim.

Columbia Personal Injury Lawyers

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated to defending the rights of car accident victims in South Carolina who have been wrongfully injured by a negligent driver. Our legal team is committed to fighting for victims and ensuring that they receive the compensation they are entitled to in order to pay for the medical care they require in order to fully recover. Our Columbia personal injury lawyers have helped previous clients recover millions of dollars in damages following a serious traffic accident, and it is our job to ensure that the at-fault party’s insurance provider treats your case fairly.

Call us right away at 800-421-0174 if you’ve been injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault to see how we can help you get back on your feet.

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.