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June 23, 2022

Johns Island, SC – Passenger Dies in Head-On Crash with Dump Truck on River Rd

Johns Island, SC (June 22, 2022) – A 14-year-old girl was killed after being involved in a collision with a dump truck in Johns Island on Friday afternoon, June 17. The fatal crash was reported at the corner of River Road and Murraywood Road at around 12:50 p.m. 

The victim was traveling in a Ford F-150 pickup truck when the pickup was hit head-on by an oncoming Kenworth dump truck. The 14-year-old suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Both drivers were injured and hospitalized by EMS. 

No charges have been filed at this time. An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Trucking Accidents in South Carolina

Johns Island, SC - Passenger Dies in Head-On Crash with Dump Truck on River Rd

Commercial trucks carry the majority of the goods in the United States, endangering passengers on passenger trains with their size. In a collision with a huge vehicle, passengers in smaller cars are more likely to get injuries that might end their lives. Each year, about 500,000 truck-related incidents that result in thousands of confirmed fatalities are reported in the US.

There are many unknowns after the death of a loved one, and these tragic circumstances are sometimes accompanied by valid concerns about how you’ll handle unexpected costs. Without the financial assistance of a deceased loved one, your family may be forced to sell your home or pay for expensive medical care and funeral fees. Even the most stable homes can become unbalanced by unforeseen events.

Monge & Associates is dedicated to supporting families who have lost a loved one due to another person’s negligence or criminal action. Following the death of a loved one, you might be able to get help navigating the legal system from an experienced South Carolina wrongful death attorney. After a terrible incident, our attorneys assist the victims’ families to bring charges against the guilty parties and get the financial recompense the victims are due.

If a loved one passed away as a result of someone else’s carelessness, speak with a Johns Island truck accident attorney online or call 888-688-1924 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. 

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