Timmonsville, SC – Passenger Killed in Accident at S Sansbury & Oak Stump Rd
Timmonsville, SC (December 1, 2021) – A car crash in Timmonsville left one person dead and two others injured on Saturday evening, November 27. The deadly collision took place at 9:12 p.m. near the crossing of S. Sansbury and Oak Stump Roads.
Local reports revealed that a 2008 GMC SUV was traveling northbound on S. Sansbury Road. The driver reportedly ran off the right side of the road where it crashed into a tree. The driver and a backseat passenger were injured and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Another passenger sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. The identities of the involved parties have not been released.
An ongoing accident investigation is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Auto Accidents in South Carolina
Driving is one of the deadliest things that we do almost every single day. In 2018, South Carolina had the highest rate of deadly crashes per capita in the nation. There were 1,037 reported roadway fatalities in the state that year, and nearly 65% of these crashes involved cars, trucks, or SUVs. Data shows that almost 82% of deadly collisions in South Carolina are attributable to actions made by a driver.
The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by a negligent or reckless driver, and those who are close to the victim will also undoubtedly suffer. Families involved in wrongful death cases often suffer from serious financial losses, both immediately and in the future, that require the help of a qualified Timmonsville wrongful death attorney. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that they are due compensation following the death of a family member. Some of these losses include the deceased’s medical care, burial costs, and lost future earnings. Family members who have lost a loved one often do not know what to do in order to recover the compensation they deserve.
Timmonsville Auto Accident Lawyers
An experienced Timmonsville personal injury attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to pursue the compensation that you deserve after the loss of a loved one. The legal team at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is here to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get justice for your lost loved one while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable, and our attorneys will work tirelessly to ensure that you recover the maximum value of your claim.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, contact a car crash lawyer in Timmonsville today at 800-421-0174 to discuss your case with an attorney who cares.
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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