Gaffney, SC – Two Deputies Injured in Two-Car Crash at Baker Rd & Pacolet Hwy
Gaffney, SC (June 6, 2022) – Two deputies suffered injuries following a traffic accident in the Gaffney area on Sunday, June 5. The crash was reported at the intersection of Baker Road and Pacolet Highway at around 4:09 p.m.
The two victims were reportedly traveling in a patrol car as they approached the crossroads. Another driver reportedly failed to yield and crashed into the patrol vehicle. Both deputies were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The deputy driving the car sustained a concussion and lacerations to the leg.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Failure to Yield Crashes in South Carolina
There are many rules of the road that must be followed. However, many drivers fail to yield, resulting in a slew of automobile accident casualties. Failure to cede the right-of-way was a factor in nearly 3,100 fatal collisions, according to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In 2011, more than 1,800 people died as a result of not obeying traffic rules.
Following an accident, victims with catastrophic injuries may suffer long-term consequences. This is particularly the case if you do not engage a lawyer to assist you in obtaining the compensation you are entitled to. A South Carolina car accident attorney with experience gathering and evaluating evidence for personal injury cases may be able to assist you in organizing your case so that you have a greater chance of receiving the compensation you deserve.
After being wounded in an automobile accident, victims should seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Monge & Associates believes that aiding accident victims in obtaining compensation for medical expenses and other losses incurred as a result of their injuries is vital. Throughout the claims process, our automobile accident attorneys will ensure that your case is handled appropriately. Our legal team knows the psychological and emotional toll that a car accident may have. Our attorneys recognize that developing a compelling case needs the assistance of an experienced attorney. To protect your entitlement to compensation, contact an expert attorney as soon as possible.
Call 888-688-1924 to talk with a Gaffney car accident attorney about how we may assist you in your recovery.
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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