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December 2, 2021

Piedmont, SC – Candace Landreth Dies in Accident on Old Williamston Rd

Piedmont, SC (December 2, 2021) – A single-vehicle crash in Piedmont on Tuesday, November 30, left one person dead and two others injured. At around 10 p.m., the deadly accident took place on Old Williamston Road. 

Three people were reportedly traveling in a vehicle when it went off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle hit multiple mailboxes before crashing into a tree. Two passengers in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The deceased victim was later identified as 49-year-old Candace G. Landreth of Piedmont. No further information has been released at this time. 

An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local law enforcement. 

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

South Carolina Auto Accidents

Piedmont, SC - Candace Landreth Dies in Accident on Old Williamston Rd

Driving is one of the most dangerous activities we engage in almost every day. South Carolina had the highest rate of fatal crashes per capita in the country in 2018. There were 1,037 reported roadway fatalities in the state that year, with cars, trucks, and SUVs accounting for nearly 65%of all crashes. According to statistics, nearly 82% of fatal collisions in South Carolina are caused by a driver’s actions.

Even the most cautious drivers have the potential to be involved in a serious collision. It is critical for those injured in a car accident to pursue the compensation they deserve after being wrongfully injured by a reckless driver. For the vast majority of South Carolinians, driving is their primary mode of transportation. When traveling in a motor vehicle, the risk of a collision is unfortunately always present. Regardless, most drivers are unsure what to do in the event of a collision, and many accident victims are overwhelmed when attempting to pursue a personal injury claim without the help of a Piedmont personal injury lawyer.

Car Crash Attorneys in Piedmont

A qualified Piedmont car accident lawyer can help injured parties file a personal injury claim after a collision. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers are dedicated to assisting people who have been injured in car accidents in obtaining compensation for medical treatment and other damages. We will ensure that your legal rights are protected during what is undoubtedly a difficult and stressful time. The first step in defending your rights is to hire a qualified attorney to help you build a strong case and recover the compensation you deserve.

Call 678-832-0585 today to learn more about how a wrongful death lawyer in Piedmont can help you.

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.