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December 31, 2021

Kline, SC – One Killed, One Hurt in Head-On Collision at US-278 & Poplar Rd

Kline, SC (December 31, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in Kline on Thursday afternoon, December 30, left one person dead and another injured. The accident was reported at around 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of US-278 and Poplar Road. 

Local reports revealed that Javier Decor was headed eastbound on the highway in a 2014 Dodge Charger. Decor reportedly left the roadway and over-corrected, entering westbound traffic. The Charger crashed head-on with a Honda minivan. 

The driver of the Honda sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Decor was also injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash 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 victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Head-On Crashes in South Carolina

Kline, SC - One Killed, One Hurt in Head-On Collision at US-278 & Poplar Rd

Drivers who swerve into oncoming traffic run the risk of colliding head-on with another vehicle. Head-on collisions are more likely than other types of car accidents to result in fatal injuries. According to statistics, these collisions are among the deadliest on the road, with a fatality rate of over 58%. Despite accounting for less than 2% of all reported traffic accidents, head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road deaths in the United States each year.

The grief of losing a loved one, especially if the accident was caused by the negligence of another driver can be overwhelming, and those close to the victim will undoubtedly suffer as well. Families often suffer significant financial losses as a result of wrongful death cases, both now and in the future, necessitating the assistance of an experienced Kline wrongful death attorney. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one are often unsure where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Kline

An experienced Kline personal injury attorney can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates is committed to defending your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a Kline car crash lawyer today at 678-832-0585 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident.

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.