Spartanburg, SC – Sara Ann Fernandez Dies in Head-On Collision on Nazareth Rd
Spartanburg, SC (December 25, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in Spartanburg resulted in the death of a Wellford woman on Friday, December 24. The deadly accident occurred at the intersection of Nazareth and Spartan Exchange Road at around 4 p.m.
Local reports revealed that a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Lyndsay Stanton crossed the centerline and crashed head-on with another vehicle. The other driver, 66-year-old Sara Ann Fernandez of Wellford, suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. A juvenile passenger in the vehicle was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment of sustained injuries.
Stanton is currently facing charges of felony DUI with death. An ongoing accident investigation is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Sara Ann Fernandez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Head-On Crashes in South Carolina
Drivers who veer into oncoming traffic risk colliding with another vehicle head-on. Head-on collisions are more likely to result in fatal injuries than other types of car accidents. These collisions, according to statistics, are among the deadliest on the road and have a fatality rate of over 58%. Head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road deaths in the United States each year despite accounting for less than 2% of all reported traffic accidents.
The grief of losing a loved one, especially if the accident was caused by a careless or reckless driver, can be overwhelming, and those close to the victim will undoubtedly suffer as well. Wrongful death cases often result in significant financial losses for families, both now and in the future, necessitating the assistance of a skilled Spartanburg wrongful death attorney. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that they may be entitled to compensation after a family member passes away. Medical bills for the deceased, burial expenses, and lost future earnings are just some of the losses. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know what to do to obtain the compensation to which they are entitled.
Car Crash Lawyers in Spartanburg
After a loved one has died, an experienced Spartanburg personal injury attorney can explain your rights and guide you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates’ attorneys are dedicated to fighting for 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 car accident, call a Spartanburg car accident lawyer today at 678-832-0585 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case.
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