Newberry, SC – One Killed, Two Hurt in Head-On Collision on SC-121
Newberry, SC (June 7, 2022) – A driver was killed following a fiery vehicle crash in Newberry on Saturday evening, June 4. The deadly accident was reported on SC-121 at around 7:25 p.m.
A Kia was reportedly traveling on the roadway when the driver crossed the centerline. It sideswiped another vehicle before crashing head-on with a pickup truck. The impact caused the truck to catch fire.
The driver of the pickup sustained fatal injuries in the crash. A 16-year-old passenger in the vehicle was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the Kia was airlifted for treatment of serious injuries.
No other injuries were reported. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash 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 victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Head-On Crashes in South Carolina
While every car accident can inflict harm, research shows that head-on crashes are more likely to cause serious injury or death to persons in both vehicles. In 2017, 58 percent of automobile passengers perished in frontal collisions, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Around 10% of fatal crashes in the United States involve head-on collisions.
The loss of a close member can have a broad range of consequences on the remainder of the family. Not only is it difficult to cope with the loss of a family member, but it can also lead to financial difficulties. For most people, dealing with a loved one’s last costs is an unanticipated difficulty.
A car accident lawyer can help you analyze your choices and file a wrongful death lawsuit. When a loved one is killed by an irresponsible driver, our attorneys fight for the recompense you and your family deserve. Monge & Associates is dedicated to safeguarding your basic rights so that surviving family members can seek justice. Our attorneys will ensure that you receive adequate compensation for your case by keeping the culpable party accountable.
Immediately call an experienced Newberry wrongful death lawyer at 888-688-1924 if a loved one has lost their life in a horrible accident.
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