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January 4, 2022

Fairfield, SC – Victims Injured in Auto Accident on I-77

Fairfield, SC (January 4, 2022) – On Tuesday morning, January 4, Fairfield emergency responders were dispatched to a serious car accident. The collision happened at 10:32 a.m. on Interstate 77 NB near Exit 62, according to local officials.

While emergency personnel assisted the injured victims, several lanes were temporarily closed. At least one person was injured in the collision, according to local reports. At this time, the extent of the injuries is unknown. The injured victims were taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Local authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident, and more information will be released as the investigation continues.

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

Speeding-Related Crashes in South Carolina

Fairfield, SC - Victims Injured in Auto Accident on I-77

Speeding is well known to increase the risk of a serious car accident. Speeding motorists kill thousands of people every year, with the problem being particularly acute in South Carolina. Speeding is directly responsible for many fatal accidents. In the United States, 9,378 people were killed in high-speed collisions in 2018, an average of nearly 25 per day.

Even the most cautious motorists run the risk of being involved in a serious accident. After being wrongfully injured by a reckless driver, it is critical for accident victims to pursue the compensation they deserve. Driving is the primary mode of transportation for the vast majority of South Carolinians, and colliding with another vehicle is unavoidable in some situations. Most drivers, especially those who are not represented by a Fairfield personal injury attorney, are unsure what to do in the event of a collision.

Fairfield Auto Accident Attorneys

After a collision, a qualified car accident lawyer can assist injured parties in filing a personal injury claim. Monge & Associates is committed to assisting car accident victims in recovering compensation for medical bills and other losses. In the event of a car accident, we will ensure that your legal rights are protected. Hiring a qualified attorney to help you build a strong case and recover just compensation is the first step in defending your rights.

To learn more about how a Fairfield car accident lawyer can assist you, call 678-832-0585 today.

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.