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January 20, 2022

North Charleston, SC – Pileup Collision on I-526 Results in Injuries

North Charleston, SC (January 20, 2022) – A serious car accident occurred in North Charleston on Thursday morning, January 20, injuring at least one person. The collision occurred at the Don N. Holt Bridge on Interstate 526 WB at around 7:28 a.m.

Five vehicles were involved in the crash. Emergency personnel on the scene assisted those who were injured in the collision. Several lanes were closed as a result of the accident. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. The identities of those involved have yet to be revealed.

At this time, no additional information has been released. Law enforcement is looking into what caused the accident.

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

Speeding-Related Crashes in South Carolina

North Charleston, SC - Pileup Collision on I-526 Results in Injuries

It is well known that speeding increases the likelihood of a serious car accident. Thousands of people are killed every year as a result of speeding motorists, a problem that is especially acute in South Carolina. Many fatal accidents are directly caused by speeding. In 2018, 9,378 people were killed in high-speed collisions in the United States. That means that speeding motorists kill nearly 25 people every day.

As a result of a catastrophic vehicle accident, victims and their families may suffer serious injuries as well as financial losses, and the injuries that accompany them have the potential to completely devastate a victim’s life. Car accident victims may incur medical expenses, lost wages due to inability to return to work, and long-term agony and suffering. Without the assistance of a North Charleston personal injury lawyer, victims and their families may find it difficult to deal with the aftermath of a traffic accident.

North Charleston Personal Injury Lawyers

After you have been wrongfully injured by another person’s reckless actions, the lawyers at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers will assist you in researching all of your legal options, and our skilled attorneys are here to fight for your right to compensation. Because our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience defending accident victims, you can rest assured that your case will be handled properly. No one should be held responsible for an accident caused by the negligence of others.

To speak with a North Charleston 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.