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December 14, 2021

Wellford, SC – Auto Accident on I-85 Results in Injuries

Wellford, SC (December 14, 2021) – Law enforcement officials in Wellford were called to the scene of a serious collision on Tuesday morning, December 14. The crash was reported on Interstate 85 near mile marker 65 at around 6:42 a.m. 

There were confirmed injuries at the scene. Paramedics were on-site to render aid to the injured parties. Several lanes were closed due to the accident, and those requiring additional treatment were transported to nearby hospitals. No further information on the car crash has been released at this time. 

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

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

High-Speed Crashes in South Carolina

Wellford, SC - Auto Accident on I-85 Results in Injuries

Over the last two decades, speeding has been linked to one-third of all documented traffic fatalities in the United States, and it is widely accepted that speeding increases the risk of a serious car accident. Every year, thousands of people are killed by speeding motorists, and the problem persists in South Carolina. Speeding is a direct cause of many tragic accidents. In the United States, 9,378 people were killed in high-speed collisions in 2018.

Across the state, car crashes are almost always the result of one or more parties’ negligence, and victims can suffer serious or life-threatening injuries as a result of these mishaps. What you do after an auto accident can have a big impact on any potential personal injury claim you might have and your ability to get a fair settlement. As a result, you must act quickly to protect your right to compensation. The best way to increase your chances of a successful claim is to contact a Wellford personal injury attorney as soon as possible after a serious accident to obtain prompt, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal representation.

Wellford Car Crash Attorneys

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers fights hard to protect the rights of South Carolina car accident victims who have been wrongfully injured as a result of the negligence of others. Our legal team is dedicated to fighting for victims and ensuring that they receive the compensation they deserve to cover the medical care they need to fully recover. Following a serious vehicle collision, our Wellford car crash attorneys have helped previous clients recover millions of dollars in damages, and it is our goal to ensure that the at-fault party’s insurance provider treats your case fairly.

Call us today at 800-421-0174 if you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident and want to learn how we can help you get back on your feet.

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.