Orangeburg, SC – Traffic Accident on I-26 Results in Injuries
Orangeburg, SC (January 3, 2022) – On Monday, January 3, emergency responders in Orangeburg were dispatched to a serious car accident. The accident happened at 6:47 a.m. on Interstate 26 WB near Exit 169, according to local officials.
While emergency personnel assisted the injured victims, several lanes were temporarily closed. At least one person was injured in the collision, according to local reports. At this time, the extent of the injuries is unknown. The injured victims were taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Local authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident, and more information will be released as the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Crashes in South Carolina
Speeding is well known to increase the risk of a serious car accident. Thousands of people are killed every year by speeding motorists, a problem that is particularly acute in South Carolina. Speeding is a direct cause of many fatal accidents. In the United States, 9,378 people were killed in high-speed collisions in 2018, an average of nearly 25 per day.
Victims and their families may suffer serious injuries as well as financial losses as a result of a serious car accident, and the resulting injuries have the potential to completely devastate a victim’s life. Medical bills, lost wages due to inability to return to work, and long-term pain and suffering may be incurred by car accident victims. Without the assistance of an Orangeburg personal injury lawyer, dealing with the aftermath of a traffic accident can be overwhelming for victims and their families.
Personal Injury Lawyers Orangeburg
The attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers will assist you in exploring all of your legal options after you have been wrongfully harmed by another person’s reckless actions, and our skilled attorneys are here to fight for your right to compensation. You can rest assured that your case will be handled fairly because our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience representing accident victims. No one should be held liable for an accident caused by someone else’s negligence.
Call 800-421-0174 to speak with an Orangeburg car accident lawyer about your case.
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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