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December 31, 2021

Pageland, SC – Driver Killed in Pileup Crash with Tractor-Trailer on US-601

Pageland, SC (December 31, 2021) – A four-vehicle collision near Pageland involving a tractor-trailer left one person injured on Thursday morning, December 30. The deadly accident occurred on US-601 near Dove Sutton Road at around 11:20 a.m. 

Local reports indicated that the four vehicles were a 2015 Daimler tractor-trailer, a 2013 Hyundai four-door sedan, a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox crossover SUV, and a 2019 Hyundai SUV. The driver of the Hyundai was trapped inside the vehicle due to the accident. The driver had to be extricated by emergency responders. 

The driver of the Hyundai sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene. None of the other drivers involved were injured in the crash. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly collision is being managed by local authorities. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Tractor-Trailer Accidents in South Carolina

Pageland, SC - Driver Killed in Pileup Crash with Tractor-Trailer on US-601

Every year in the United States, over 500,000 trucking accidents are reported, resulting in thousands of deaths. Commercial trucks transport the majority of freight in the United States, and these massive vehicles can endanger passengers in passenger cars. In the event of a collision, smaller vehicle occupants are more likely to suffer life-threatening injuries, according to national accident statistics.

If a loved one was killed in a truck accident, you should file a wrongful death claim. A number of complicated rules govern these claims, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. When the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death, a wrongful death lawsuit is an option. A representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence with the help of a Pageland truck accident lawyer.

Pageland Truck Accident Lawyers

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to fully compensating families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongful act of another. Regardless of the nature of your claim, a wrongful death lawyer will walk you through the entire legal process. After a fatal accident, our Pageland personal injury attorneys want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve while also holding the negligent party accountable.

Call a Pageland wrongful death lawyer at 800-421-0174 if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

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.