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December 22, 2021

Lexington, SC – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-26

Lexington, SC (December 21, 2021) – Emergency responders in Lexington were dispatched to the scene of a serious car accident on Tuesday afternoon, December 21. At around 12:10 p.m. the accident occurred on Interstate 26 WB near Exit 106.

While emergency responders were present, all westbound lanes were closed, and local reports confirmed that at least one person was injured. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. Attending emergency personnel examined and treated the crash victims. No further information has been provided.

Local authorities are investigating the cause of the crash, and more information will be released as the investigation progresses.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

South Carolina Car Wrecks

Lexington, SC - Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-26

South Carolina has one of the highest rates of traffic deaths in the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Residents of the state drove nearly 19% more miles on the state’s highways between 2000 and 2016 than they had in the previous decade. In 2018, one out of every 18 drivers in the state was involved in a car crash, according to the most recent accident statistics.

As a result of a car accident, victims and their families may suffer serious injuries as well as financial losses, and the resulting injuries have the potential to completely devastate the victim’s life. In South Carolina, automobile accidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury. Serious collisions can result in medical bills, lost wages due to inability to return to work, and long-term pain and suffering. Dealing with the aftermath of a collision without the help of a Lexington personal injury lawyer can be overwhelming for victims and their families.

Personal Injury Lawyers in Lexington

After you have been wrongfully harmed by another person’s reckless actions, the aggressive attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers will help you explore all of your legal options, and our skilled attorneys are here to fight for your right to compensation. Our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience representing accident victims, so you can be confident that you and your case will be treated fairly. No one should be held responsible for an accident caused by the negligence of others.

To speak with a Lexington car accident lawyer about your case, call 800-421-0174.

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.