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December 16, 2021

Summerville, SC – Car Crash near Mile 199 on I-26 Results in Injuries

Summerville, SC (December 16, 2021) – At least one person was injured following an auto accident on Thursday morning, December 16, in the Summerville area. The crash was reported at around 6:13 a.m. near mile marker 199 on Interstate 26. 

There were reported lane closures on the eastbound side of the highway. Emergency responders were on the scene to render aid to the involved parties. There were confirmed injuries, and those requiring additional aid were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment. No further information on the collision has been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Summerville, SC - Car Crash near Mile 199 on I-26 Results in Injuries

We engage in one of the most dangerous activities on a daily basis: driving a car. In 2018, South Carolina had the highest per capita rate of fatal crashes in the country. Automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for nearly 65% of all fatal vehicle collisions in the state that year, with 1,037 fatalities. According to statistics, drivers are responsible for nearly 82% of traffic deaths in South Carolina.

Victims and their families may suffer serious injuries as well as financial losses as a result of car accidents. The resulting harm has the potential to completely devastate the victim’s life. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury in South Carolina. Medical expenses, lost income due to inability to return to work, and long-term pain and suffering can all result from these serious collisions. Without the assistance of a Summerville personal injury lawyer, dealing with the aftermath of a collision can be overwhelming for victims and their families.

Personal Injury Attorneys in Summerville

The aggressive attorneys at Monge & Associates will help you explore all of your legal options after you have been wrongfully harmed by another person’s reckless actions, and our skilled attorneys are here to fight for your right to compensation. Our Summerville car accident lawyers have a lot of experience helping accident victims with personal injury claims, and we’ll make sure you and your case get treated fairly. No one should be held liable for an accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

Call 800-421-0174 to speak with a personal injury lawyer about your case and learn how our lawyers can help you get the full value of your claim.

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.