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January 11, 2022

Pickens, SC – Driver Killed in Head-On Crash at SC-183 & Allgood Bridge Rd

Pickens, SC (January 10, 2022) – A driver died following a two-vehicle accident in Pickens on Monday afternoon, January 10. The deadly crash took place at the intersection of SC-183 and Allgood Bridge Road at around noon. 

A pickup truck was traveling in the opposite direction as an SUV on the highway. The two vehicles crashed head-on. The driver of the pickup was ejected due to the crash and sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported in the collision. 

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

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

Fatal Head-On Collisions in South Carolina

Pickens, SC - Driver Killed in Head-On Crash at SC-183 & Allgood Bridge Rd

Head-on collisions are more likely than other types of car accidents to result in fatal injuries. According to statistics, these collisions are among the deadliest on the road, with a fatality rate of over 58%. Despite accounting for less than 2% of all reported traffic accidents, head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road deaths in the United States each year.

The grief of losing a loved one can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, and those close to the victim will almost certainly suffer as well. Wrongful death cases frequently result in significant financial losses for families, both now and in the future, necessitating the help of a knowledgeable Pickens wrongful death lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Wrongful Death Attorneys in Pickens

An experienced Pickens personal injury attorney can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates is committed to protecting your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a Pickens car accident lawyer today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident.

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.