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December 22, 2021

Florence, SC – Multiple Car Crashes on I-91 Leave at Least One Injured

Florence, SC (December 22, 2021) – At least one person was injured following several major traffic accidents in Florence on Wednesday morning, December 22, according to local officials. The accident happened at 10:24 a.m. on Interstate 91 SB near Exit 170.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene to assist the injured victims. As a result of the collision, all southbound lanes were temporarily closed. At least one person was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance. At this time, the severity of the injuries is unknown.

At this time, no new information about the crash has been released. The cause of the accident is being investigated by local authorities.

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

South Carolina Car Wrecks

Florence, SC - Multiple Car Crashes on I-91 Leave at Least One Injured

One of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis is driving a car. South Carolina had the country’s highest per capita rate of fatal crashes in 2018. There were 1,037 reported traffic fatalities in the state that year, with automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounting for nearly 65% of all fatal vehicle collisions. According to statistics, other motorists are responsible for nearly 82% of all traffic fatalities in South Carolina.

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 the risk of colliding with another vehicle is unavoidable when driving a car. Most drivers are unsure what to do in the event of a collision, especially without the assistance of a Florence personal injury lawyer.

Florence Personal Injury Lawyers

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 Florence car accident lawyer can assist you, call 800-421-0174 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.