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August 12, 2022

Dorchester, SC – Update: Robert Rudd Dies in Crash with Semi on Zion Rd

Dorchester, SC (August 11, 2022) – Local authorities have revealed the identity of the man who was killed after being involved in a crash with a commercial truck in Dorchester on Wednesday, August 10. 

It was later revealed that 66-year-old Robert Rudd of Ridgeville was headed eastbound in a 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck. Rudd was reportedly hit by a southbound dump truck. Rudd was later pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel. 

A passenger in Rudd’s pickup and the other vehicle were hospitalized for treatment. 

An ongoing crash investigation is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Robert Rudd at this time. 

Deadly Tractor-Trailer Crashes in South Carolina

Dorchester, SC - Update: Robert Rudd Dies in Crash with Semi on Zion Rd

Statistics for truck accidents in South Carolina In a recent year, 67 of the 1,030 cars involved in fatal traffic accidents in South Carolina were big trucks, making up 6.5% of all fatal collisions in the state. 49 passengers in other cars, 10 truck drivers, and 6 pedestrians were killed in these collisions.

The trucking business is subject to a great deal of legal oversight. We will look into what caused your accident and will take the necessary procedures to discover whether or not the trucking firm and the driver are guilty of misbehavior on the job in order to guarantee that you will get the full amount of compensation which you are entitled.

It is possible that having a qualified specialist on your side, whose sole purpose is to argue for your best interests, will provide you with a significant amount of comfort. When you are aware that someone else who has been in your position and been through all that you are going through has your back, you are able to relax and focus on the most essential matter, which is getting back on your feet.

The goal of Monge & Associates is to assist families who have lost a loved one due to the careless driving of another person. Our lawyers help the surviving family members file a claim against the negligent parties after a terrible disaster in order to seek just monetary recompense for the dead. Call 888-688-1924 to speak with a Dorchester truck accident lawyer.

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. 

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