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January 15, 2022

Laurens, SC – One Killed in Head-On Collision on US-76

Laurens, SC (January 15, 2022) – A car crash in Laurens on Friday night, January 14, left one person dead. The fatal accident was reported on US-76 at around 9 p.m. 

According to local reports, a Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling eastbound on the highway. The driver of a Dodge Charger headed westbound at the same time. The Chevy reportedly crossed the centerline of the roadway and hit the Dodge head-on. 

The driver of the Charger was airlifted to a local hospital for the treatment of critical injuries. They were later pronounced dead. The identities of the involved parties have not been released at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Head-On Crashes in South Carolina

BLaurens, SC - One Killed in Head-On Collision on US-76

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 and have a fatality rate of over 58%. Head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road deaths in the United States each year despite accounting for less than 2% of all reported traffic accidents nationwide.

The pain of losing a loved one, especially if the accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, can be unbearable, and those close to the victim will almost certainly suffer as well. Wrongful death cases frequently result in significant financial losses for families, both now and in the future, necessitating the assistance of an experienced Laurens wrongful death lawyer. 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 frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Laurens Wrongful Death Lawyers

An experienced Laurens 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 Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to protecting 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 Laurens car accident lawyer today at 800-421-0174 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.