Ridgeville, SC – One Killed, Three Hurt in Pileup Crash at State Rd & 35 Mile Rd
Ridgeville, SC (May 26, 2022) – One person was killed and three others injured following a three-vehicle crash in Ridgeville on Wednesday afternoon, May 25. The accident took place at the corner of State Road and Thirty Five Mile Road at around 2:51 p.m.
Three vehicles were involved in the crash. Two sedans were reportedly headed westbound when they were involved in a collision with a westbound pickup truck. One victim sustained fatal injuries, and three others were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The circumstances leading to the incident have not been reported at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being handled by local authorities.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina
According to statistics, an automobile accident occurs every six seconds in the United States. While it may not seem to be a significant amount, it translates to approximately five million vehicle accidents taking place annually in the United States. According to the most recent accident statistics from the state, two to three people are killed in automobile accidents every day in South Carolina, and 800 individuals have died in catastrophic traffic incidents in the previous ten years.
There is no easy way to cope with a loved one’s untimely passing. In any case, the agony of losing a loved one is excruciating, but it’s tougher when the tragedy might have been averted. The loss of a close relative may have a range of consequences for the rest of the family.
Monge & Associates is dedicated to aiding families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence or criminal action of others. Following the death of a loved one, a personal injury lawyer can help you through the legal system. Our attorneys aim to help bereaved families achieve the justice they deserve after a terrible accident by holding the guilty party accountable for their involvement in the disaster.
Contact a Ridgeville wrongful death lawyer right away if a loved one has died as a result of someone else’s negligence.
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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