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January 16, 2022

North Charleston, SC – Vehicle Hit by Train at Remount Rd & Dutton Ave

North Charleston, SC (January 16, 2022) – There were reported injuries following a collision involving a train and another vehicle in North Charleston on Sunday morning. The crash was reported at around 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of Remount Road and Dutton Avenue. 

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene to assist the injured. As a result of the collision, many lanes were temporarily closed. At least one person was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance. At this time, the extent of the injuries is unknown.

There has not been any new information released about the crash as of yet. The cause of the accident is being investigated by local authorities.

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

Train Accidents in South Carolina

North Charleston, SC - Vehicle Hit by Train at Remount Rd & Dutton Ave

A massive locomotive can inflict serious damage in the event of an accident involving another vehicle. According to the US Department of Transportation, approximately 5,800 train-vehicle collisions occur each year, resulting in over 600 deaths and 2,300 injuries. A 150-car freight train traveling at 50 miles per hour comes to a complete stop after more than a mile. 

Even the most cautious motorists run the risk of being involved in a serious accident. It is critical for accident victims to pursue the compensation they deserve after being wrongfully injured by a careless motorist. For the vast majority of South Carolinians, driving is their primary mode of transportation, and colliding with another vehicle is unavoidable in some circumstances. In the event of a collision, most drivers, particularly those who are not represented by a North Charleston personal injury attorney, are unsure what to do.

Personal Injury Attorneys in North Charleston

After a collision, an experienced lawyer can assist those who have been injured in filing a personal injury claim. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated to helping car accident victims obtain compensation for their medical bills and other losses. In the event of a car accident, we will ensure that your legal rights are protected. Retaining the services of an experienced attorney who can assist you in building a compelling case and obtaining just compensation is the first step in defending your rights.

Call 800-421-0174 right away to learn more about how a North Charleston car accident lawyer can help you.

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.