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January 8, 2022

Sumter, SC – Tony Benenhaley Dies in Two-Car Collision on Broad St

Sumter, SC (January 8, 2022) – Two people were called following a car crash in the Sumter area Thursday night, January 6. The accident took place at the 200 block of Broad Street at around 11:30 p.m. 

Two vehicles were repoted involved in the collision. One of the victims was identified as 30-year-old Tony Benenhaley. He was transported to Prisma Health Toumey for the treatment of critical injuries. Benanhaley was later pronounced dead by attending medical personnel. At this time, no updates on the crash has been revealed. 

An investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Tony Benenhaley at this time.

Fatal Car Crashes in South Carolina

Sumter, SC - Tony Benenhaley Dies in Two-Car Collision on Broad St

One of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis is driving a car. South Carolina had the country’s highest per capita rate of fatal collisions in 2018. With 1,037 fatalities, automobiles, trucks, and SUVs accounted for roughly 65% of all fatal vehicle incidents in the state that year. According to data, other motorists are responsible for roughly 82% of all fatal crashes in South Carolina.

The pain of losing a loved one, particularly if the accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, can be overwhelming, and those 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 help of a knowledgeable Sumter wrongful death lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Wrongful Death Attorneys on Sumter

An experienced Sumter personal injury attorney can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates is committed to protecting 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 get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a Sumter car accident lawyer today at 678-832-0585 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident.

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.