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March 21, 2022

Spartanburg, SC – Driver Killed, Two Hurt in Head-On Crash on Blackstock Rd

Spartanburg, SC (March 20, 2022) – A man was killed and two others injured following a car accident in Spartanburg on Friday, March 18, on N. Blackstock Road. 

The driver of a 2006 Chevrolet sedan was traveling on the roadway when they crashed head-on with an oncoming Toyota sedan. The driver of the Chevy, 58-year-old Eugene Oglesby, was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead on Saturday morning, March 19. 

The driver and a passenger in the Toyota were also injured in the crash. No additional information has been released at this time. 

Local officials are conducting an ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident. 

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

Deadly Head-On Crashes in South Carolina

Spartanburg, SC - Driver Killed, Two Hurt in Head-On Crash on Blackstock Rd

Head-on collisions are more likely than other types of car accidents to result in fatal injuries. With a fatality rate of more than 58 percent, these collisions are among the deadliest on the road. In the United States, head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all traffic fatalities each year, but only 2% of all traffic accidents are reported.

You should file a wrongful death claim if a loved one was killed in an 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 Spartanburg personal accident lawyer, a representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence.

Wrongful Death Attorneys in Spartanburg

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated to ensuring that families who have lost a loved one as a result of another’s negligence or wrongdoing are fully compensated. A Spartanburg car accident lawyer will guide you through the entire legal process, regardless of the nature of your claim. Our attorneys want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve after a fatal accident while also holding the responsible party accountable.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call a Spartanburg wrongful death lawyer at 678-832-0585.

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.