Summerville, SC – High-Speed Chase on Cedar St Causes Multiple Crashes
Summerville, SC (December 14, 2021) – A pursuit in Summerville on Tuesday, December 14, ended in multiple crashes and confirmed injuries. The crash site was located at the intersection of N. Cedar and W. 7th Streets.
According to local sources, a Jeep attempted to elude authorities and started a high-speed chase. While being pursued, the vehicle was reportedly involved in four other accidents before crashing into a tree. Both the driver and passenger of the Jeep were hospitalized for treatment of sustained injuries.
No updates on the conditions of the other injured parties have been revealed at this time. An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
South Carolina Car Wrecks
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, South Carolina has one of the highest rates of traffic deaths in the country. Between 2000 and 2016, residents of the state drove nearly 19% more miles than they had in the previous decade. According to statistics, one out of every 18 drivers in the state was involved in a car wreck in 2018.
Even the most cautious motorists run the risk of being involved in a serious accident. After being wrongfully injured by a reckless driver, it is critical for those injured in a car accident to pursue the compensation they deserve. Driving is the primary mode of transportation for the vast majority of South Carolinians. When driving a car, the risk of colliding with another vehicle is unavoidable. In any case, most drivers are unsure what to do in the event of a collision, and many accident victims are unsure how to file a personal injury claim without the assistance of a Summerville personal injury lawyer.
Summerville Personal Injury Lawyers
After a collision, a qualified car accident lawyer can assist injured parties in filing a personal injury claim. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to assisting car accident victims in recovering compensation for medical bills and other losses. In the event of a collision, we will ensure that your legal rights are protected. Hiring a qualified attorney to help you build a strong case and recover just compensation is the first step in defending your rights.
To learn more about how a Summerville car accident lawyer can assist you, call 678-832-0585 today.
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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