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August 9, 2022

Pelzer, SC – Two Hurt in Fatal Head-On Collision at SC-8 & Looper Rd

Pelzer, SC (August 8, 2022) – A man was killed and two others were injured following a two-vehicle crash in Pelzer on Saturday, August 6. The deadly crash occurred at the corner of SC-8 and Looper Road at around 4:30 p.m. 

The victim was driving on the highway when he crossed the centerline. He collided head-on with an SUV traveling in the opposite direction. The driver sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The deceased party was identified as 38-year-old Eric Omar Rivera. Two occupants in the SUV were hurt in the crash. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Eric Omar Rivera at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Head-On Crashes in South Carolina

Pelzer, SC - Two Hurt in Fatal Head-On Collision at SC-8 & Looper Rd

An accident involving a head-on collision in a vehicle might have disastrous results. Although they make up the smallest percentage of collisions—about 2% of collisions annually—you are almost certainly going to get serious injuries. Victims of head-on car accidents could need prolonged, intensive medical care. Many people discover they are unable to work, placing additional stress on families who may already be trying to make ends meet with mortgage payments and other household expenses.

If you’ve been hurt due to the carelessness of another person, hiring a lawyer who specializes in personal injury cases may help you collect the full worth of your expenditures and other losses by filing an insurance claim or a lawsuit on your behalf. If we can show that another driver’s carelessness or recklessness caused your collision, you have the legal right to seek compensation for your injuries.

It’s possible that a vehicle accident lawyer in South Carolina might be of assistance to you in this matter. Your insurance claim or personal injury case may be handled by our team, and we will use our years of experience to assist you in obtaining the money you need and rightfully deserve.

Each stage of the claims procedure will be attentively handled by our attorneys at Monge & Associates. Our legal staff has dealt with every problem that could arise during a compensation claim and other procedures connected to major traffic accidents. Call us at 888-688-1924 to talk with a Pelzer personal injury attorney if you would like to find out more about how we may be able to help you regain control over your life.

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.