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January 21, 2022

Richland, SC – Woman Dies in Two-Vehicle Collision on Richland Rd

Richland, SC (January 21, 2022) – A traffic accident in the Richland area on Thursday afternoon, January 20, left one person dead. The fatal crash was reported at around 4:30 p.m. on Richland Road. 

Two vehicles reportedly collided at the scene. Emergency responders were dispatched to render aid to the involved parties. A 50-year-old woman involved in the crash sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased party has not been disclosed at this time. 

No further information has been provided. An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

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

Deadly Car Crashes in South Carolina

Richland, SC - Woman Dies in Two-Vehicle Collision on Richland Rd

South Carolina has one of the highest rates of highway deaths in the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Residents of the state drove 19% more miles on the state’s highways between 2000 and 2016, compared to the previous decade. In 2018, one out of every 18 drivers in the state was involved in a car accident, according to the most recent accident statistics.

You should file a wrongful death claim if a loved one was killed in a car accident. These claims are governed by a number of complicated rules, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. A wrongful death lawsuit is an option when the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death. With the help of a Richland car accident lawyer, a representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Richland

Monge & Associates are dedicated to fully compensating families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongful act of another. A wrongful death lawyer will guide you through the entire legal process, regardless of the nature of your claim. Our Richland personal injury lawyers want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve after a fatal accident while also holding the negligent party accountable.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call a Richland wrongful death lawyer at 800-421-0174.

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.