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September 12, 2022

Pelzer, SC – One Killed in Crash with Box Truck at SC-8 & Garrison Rd

Pelzer, SC (September 12, 2022) – A two-vehicle collision in the Pelzer area on Sunday evening, September 11, left one person dead. The fatal crash was first reported at the intersection of SC-8 and Garrison Road that night at around 10:30 p.m. 

It was reported by local authorities that the driver of a 2007 Nissan Frontier pickup truck was headed westbound on the highway. The vehicle reportedly was hit head-on by an oncoming 2018 International box truck. The driver of the Nissan suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The identity of the deceased has been withheld. No other injuries were reported. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in the hands of local authorities. 

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

Fatal 18-Wheeler Crashes in South Carolina

Pelzer, SC - One Killed in Crash with Box Truck at SC-8 & Garrison Rd

A crash involving an 80,000-pound truck is more likely to leave you with serious injuries. A large amount of cargo in the United States is transported by big rigs, and these vehicles are known to cause devastating crashes. There is a significant amount of money at stake in these types of accidents, so you need to take aggressive legal action.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a truck accident, you have a long road ahead of you, both physically and legally. This is true whether the accident was your fault or not. Accidents involving trucks typically result in severe injuries, and the liable trucking business is obligated to compensate you in full when their driver was careless and caused the crash that injured you. Because the legal procedure can be difficult, and because there is a significant amount of money at stake, you should get in touch with an experienced truck accident attorney.

Truck accidents are unlike any other type of collision involving a motor vehicle. When compared to a collision involving only passenger cars, the severity of your injuries and the extent of the damage to your vehicle are both likely to be far worse. In addition, compared to crashes involving other types of accidents, those involving trucks require a far higher volume of evidence. 

Monge & Associates was founded with the intention of assisting families who have lost a loved one as a result of another person’s reckless conduct. Our attorneys work with the remaining relatives to make a claim against the negligent parties following a horrific event in order to obtain just financial recompense for the family members who are still living. 

To schedule a meeting with a Pelzer truck accident attorney, call 888-688-1924.

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.