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January 27, 2022

North Charleston, SC – Kenneth Andrus III Killed in Pileup Crash on I-26

North Charleston, SC (January 26, 2022) – A Moncks Corner man was killed following a multi-vehicle collision in North Charleston on Monday night, January 24. The deadly crash was reported on Interstate 26 near mile marker 205 at around 9:30 p.m. 

Local sources revealed that 56-year-old Kenneth Andrus III was driving a Chevrolet Corvette. His vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck. Other vehicles were also involved in the accident, and all westbound lanes were temporarily closed. 

Andrus sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead by attending medical personnel. No further updates on the accident have been made public at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Kenneth Andrus III at this time.

Fatal Rear-End Accidents in South Carolina

North Charleston, SC - Kenneth Andrus III Killed in Pileup Crash on I-26

Rear-end collisions are the most often reported form of accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Rear-end accidents account for over 20% of fatal two-vehicle fatalities and almost 29% of all car accidents involving injuries. Every year, about 2.5 million rear-end collisions are recorded, resulting in thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of injuries.

The anguish of losing a loved one, especially if the accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, can be unbearable, and those close to the victim will almost certainly suffer as well. Wrongful death cases frequently result in significant financial losses for families, both now and in the future, necessitating the services of a North Charleston wrongful death attorney. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

North Charleston Wrongful Death Attorneys

An experienced North Charleston car accident lawyer can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to protecting your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a personal injury lawyer in North Charleston today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident.

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.