Lugoff, SC – One Killed, One Hurt in Collision at I-20 & US-601
Lugoff, SC (May 7, 2022) – One person was injured and another killed following a car crash in Lugoff on Saturday morning, May 7. At around 12:10 a.m., the deadly collision took place at the intersection of Interstate 20 and US-601.
The accident reportedly involved a 2015 Ford Sedan and a 2013 Infiniti Sedan. Both vehicles were headed east at the time of the crash. The impact caused the cars to leave the roadway.
The Ford veered into the median while the Infiniti crashed into a tree off the right side of the roadway. The driver of the Infiniti sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The other motorist was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
No additional information has been released at this time. An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Crashes in South Carolina
The total number of traffic collisions in South Carolina has increased every year since 2011. In 2015, there were 133,961 crashes on our state’s highways, up 31.5 percent over 2011, when there were 101,842 crashes. In 2015, traffic accidents cost $4.12 billion in economic damages, or $30,755 per accident on average. In comparison to 2014, the total sum was up 14%.
You may have a legitimate wrongful death claim against the at-fault party if a family member was killed in a South Carolina traffic accident. It is critical that you contact a skilled wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. A lawyer will fight for your family’s rights and assist you to get the money you deserve. Although monetary compensation can never make up for the loss of a loved one, it is designed to help your family get back on their feet financially and pay for funeral and burial expenses.
After a loved one has died, an experienced automobile accident lawyer can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death case to collect the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates is dedicated to defending your legal rights and ensuring that justice is done for your loved one who has passed away by holding the responsible party accountable, and we will fight tooth and nail to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation for your claim.
If you have lost a loved one in a sad accident, call a Lugoff wrongful death lawyer quickly at 888-688-1924 to speak with a sympathetic attorney about 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.
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