North Charleston, SC – Car Wreck at I-526 & International Blvd Causes Injuries
North Charleston, SC (December 19, 2021) – On Sunday morning, December 19, at least one person was injured in a major traffic accident in North Charleston. The accident happened at 10:38 a.m. near the intersection of Interstate 526 WB and International Boulevard, according to local reports.
Those injured in the collision were assisted by emergency personnel on the scene. Many lanes were closed as a result of the accident. At this time, the extent of the injuries sustained in the collision is unknown. The identities of those who were injured have not been disclosed.
There has been no new information about the accident released. The cause of the crash is being investigated by law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in South Carolina
Driving a car is one of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis. In 2018, South Carolina had the highest per capita rate of fatal crashes in the country. Automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for nearly 65% of all fatal vehicle collisions in the state that year, with 1,037 fatalities. According to statistics, drivers are responsible for nearly 82% of traffic deaths in South Carolina.
Car accidents almost always occur as a result of one or more parties’ negligence, and victims may sustain serious or life-threatening injuries as a result. What you do immediately following a car accident can have a significant impact on any potential personal injury claim you may have and your ability to obtain a fair settlement. As a result, you must take action as soon as possible to protect your right to compensation. Contacting a North Charleston personal injury attorney as soon as possible after a serious accident to obtain prompt, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal representation is the best way to increase your chances of a successful claim.
Personal Injury Attorneys in North Charleston
Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers fights for the rights of South Carolina car accident victims who have been wrongfully injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. Our legal team is committed to fighting for victims and ensuring that they receive the compensation they are entitled to in order to cover the medical care they require to fully recover. Our North Charleston car accident lawyers have helped previous clients recover millions of dollars in damages following a serious vehicle collision, and it is our goal to ensure that the at-fault party’s insurance provider treats your case fairly.
If you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident and want to learn how we can help you get back on your feet, call us today at 678-832-0585.
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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