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May 19, 2022

Lancaster, SC – Clarissa Johnson Dies in Car Accident on Great Falls Hwy

Lancaster, SC (May 18, 2022) – A local woman was killed following a single-vehicle crash in Lancaster on Tuesday morning, May 17. The deadly accident took place at around 6:15 a.m. on Great Falls Highway. 

Two people were reportedly traveling in the vehicle at the time of the accident. One person was flown from the crash site to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Another victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The deceased party was later identified as 55-year-old Clarissa Johnson of Lancaster. At this time, no additional information on the fatal crash has been provided. 

Local officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Clarissa Johnson at this time.

Fatal Car Crashes in South Carolina

Lancaster, SC - Clarissa Johnson Dies in Car Accident on Great Falls Hwy

About every six seconds, a car accident happens on major American roadways. This means that nearly five million automobile accidents occur each year across the country. According to the state’s most current accident data, two to three people die in car accidents every day in South Carolina. In the preceding 10 years, 800 persons in the state sustained fatal injuries as a result of vehicle accidents.

It is extremely heartbreaking to lose a family member owing to someone else’s negligence. Survivors are often left with emotional scars as well as significant financial burdens. Individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one in a tragic accident may seek recompense by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Wrongful death cases are unique in that they are independent civil claims made to obtain damages for the pain experienced by the victim’s remaining relatives as a consequence of the death of the victim. 

An experienced automobile accident attorney can assist you in weighing your options and filing a wrongful death case. When a family member is murdered by an irresponsible driver, our lawyers fight for the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates is committed to defending your constitutional rights so that surviving family members can seek compensation. By holding the guilty party accountable, our lawyers will work to guarantee that you get proper compensation for your case.

If you have lost a relative in a tragic accident, call an experienced Lancaster wrongful death lawyer immediately at 888-688-1924 to discuss your case.

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.