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February 2, 2022

Salem, SC – Fatal Hit-&-Run Reported on Whitewater Falls Rd

Salem, SC (February 2, 2022) – A crash on Tuesday night, February 1, near Salem resulted in a fatality. The deadly accident took place on Whitewater Falls Road at around 7:30 p.m. 

It was reported that an unknown vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic on the highway and hit the side of a westbound pickup truck. The impact caused the pickup to leave the roadway and crash into several trees. The driver suffered fatal injuries in the accident. 

The at-fault driver fled the scene. No additional information on the deadly collision has been provided at this time. 

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

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

South Carolina Fatal Hit-&-Run Crashes

Salem, SC - Driver Dies in Hit-&-Run on Whitewater Falls Rd

In recent years, the number of hit-and-run collisions in the United States has reached all-time highs. In 2015, there were over 737,100 hit-and-run collisions reported in the United States. This means that on average, one occurred every 43 seconds. The number of confirmed hit-and-run deaths in 2016 was 2,149, the highest number ever recorded.

The pain of losing a loved one, particularly if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, can be unbearable, and those who are 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 assistance of a Salem wrongful death lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that they may be entitled to compensation if a family member dies. Medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings are just a few of the losses incurred by the deceased. Families who have lost a loved one often don’t know where to turn for help in obtaining the compensation they are entitled to.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Salem

After a loved one has died, an experienced Salem personal injury lawyer can explain your rights and guide you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated to defending 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 ensure that you receive the best possible settlement for your claim.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, call a Salem wrongful death lawyer today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case.

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.