Ravenel, SC – Three Killed in Collision with Patrol Car at Savannah Hwy & New Rd
Ravenel, SC (May 9, 2022) – A traffic accident in Ravenel left three people dead and another injured on Sunday night, May 8. The crash was reported at around 11 p.m. at the corner of Savannah Highway and New Road.
The crash reportedly involved a patrol car and a civilian vehicle. Deputy Emily Pelletier was responding to another accident when she was involved in a crash. The driver and two passengers in the other vehicle sustained fatal injuries in the collision.
Pelletier was hospitalized for treatment of sustained injuries and later put on leave by the deputy’s office. No additional updates have been provided.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Accidents in South Carolina
In South Carolina, 1,037 people lost their lives on the state’s roads in 2018. Around 65 percent were driving cars, trucks, or SUVs at the time of the deadly crash. Statistics show that 141 motorbike riders and 165 pedestrians were killed in South Carolina that year. According to data, 45 percent of fatal collisions included several vehicles. Lastly, country lanes were responsible for 66% of all traffic fatalities. South Carolina continues to have the second-highest rate of traffic fatalities in the nation.
It may be painful to lose a loved one due to the irresponsibility of another person. Surviving family members are frequently left with emotional wounds as well as massive financial obligations. Those who have lost someone in this way are able to file a wrongful death case to seek restitution. Wrongful death cases are distinct in that they are not focused on the injuries sustained by the deceased individual. A wrongful death lawsuit is a distinct cause of action filed to recover damages for the injury caused by the victim’s death on part of the surviving family.
Monge & Associates is dedicated to providing complete assistance to people who’ve lost a close family member as a consequence of someone else’s negligence or misconduct. A personal injury attorney will take you through the whole legal process after the death of a loved one. Our attorneys aim to help bereaved families obtain the recompense they are due after a terrible accident while also bringing the culpable party responsible.
If you have lost a loved one in a deadly accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call a Ravenel wrongful death attorney at 888-688-1924 right away.
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.
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