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January 16, 2022

Laurens, SC – Update: Christopher Tyrone Evans Dies in Head-On Crash on US-76

Laurens, SC (January 16, 2022) – Local authorities have released the identity of the man killed following a head-on collision in the Laurens area on Friday night, January 14. 

Officials later revealed 19-year-old Christopher Tyrone Evans of Laurens died following a two-vehicle crash on US-76. Emergency responders were sent to the scene at around 9:40 p.m. The driver of an eastbound vehicle reportedly crossed the centerline on the highway. The car crashed head-on with another oncoming vehicle. 

Evans sustained fatal injuries in the impact. The driver and passenger of the other vehicle were also injured. No additional information has been provided. 

An ongoing crash investigation is underway. 

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

South Carolina Deadly Head-On Collisions

Laurens, SC - Update: Christopher Tyrone Evans Dies in Head-On Crash on US-76

Head-on collisions are more likely to result in fatal injuries than other types of car accidents. These collisions, according to statistics, are among the deadliest on the road, with a fatality rate of over 58 percent. Despite accounting for less than 2% of all reported traffic accidents nationwide, head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road deaths in the United States each year.

If a loved one was killed in a car accident, you should file a wrongful death claim. A number of complicated rules govern these claims, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. When the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death, a wrongful death lawsuit is an option. A representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence with the help of a Laurens car accident lawyer.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Laurens

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to fully compensating families who have lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongful act. Regardless of the nature of your claim, a wrongful death lawyer will walk you through the entire legal process. After a fatal accident, our Laurens personal injury attorneys want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve while also holding the responsible party accountable.

Call a Laurens wrongful death lawyer at 678-832-0585 if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

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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