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May 21, 2022

Lancaster, SC – William Edward Adams Dies in Car Crash at US-521 & Dobys Bridge Rd

Lancaster, SC (May 20, 2022) – An elderly man suffered fatal injuries in the aftermath of a traffic accident in Lancaster on Thursday, May 19. The deadly accident took place at the intersection of US-521 and Dobys Bridge Road. 

The deceased party was traveling as the passenger in a vehicle when it ran off the right of the roadway. The car crashed into a ditch and embankment. The driver and passenger were transported to a local hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. 

The passenger was later pronounced dead. The deceased party was later identified as 87-year-old William Edward Adams of Lancaster. No updates on the condition of the injured party have been provided. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Deadly Car Accidents in South Carolina

Lancaster, SC - William Edward Adams Dies in Car Crash at US-521 & Dobys Bridge Rd

South Carolina is known for having one of the highest rates of vehicle accidents in the nation. For over six years in a row, the state has been ranked first in the US for vehicle accidents. South Carolina has almost twice the national average of fatal vehicle accidents, according to the most recent statistics, and the number of collisions has been gradually growing since 2011. In 2015, 133,961 automotive accidents were registered throughout the state.

It’s devastating to lose a loved member due to someone else’s carelessness. Survivors are often left with emotional wounds as well as substantial financial obligations. Individuals who have lost a loved one in a sad accident may file a wrongful death case to seek compensation. Wrongful death lawsuits are distinct in that they are separate civil claims brought to recover damages for the anguish suffered by the victim’s surviving family as a result of the victim’s death.

An experienced vehicle accident attorney can assist you in weighing your options and filing a wrongful death case. Our lawyers fight for the compensation you and your family deserve when a loved one is murdered by an irresponsible driver. Monge & Associates is committed to protecting your fundamental rights so that family members of the dead may seek restitution. Our lawyers will work hard to guarantee that you get just compensation for your case by holding the culpable party accountable.

If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident, call an experienced Lancaster wrongful death lawyer at 888-688-1924 immediately now.

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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