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August 10, 2022

West Columbia, SC – Injuries Result from Car Wreck on I-26

West Columbia, SC (August 9, 2022) – On Monday, August 8, emergency responders were needed in West Columbia due to a catastrophic crash. The incident happened on Interstate 26 EB close to US-1 around 7:54 p.m.

The collision resulted in at least one person being hurt.  The extent of the injuries that resulted is unknown.

There is no additional information available about the collision.

The cause of the crash is the subject of an ongoing investigation.

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

South Carolina Speeding-Related Crashes

West Columbia, SC - Injuries Result from Car Wreck on I-26

All drivers are more at risk of crashes while they are speeding because it increases stopping distances, reduces response times in the event of approaching vehicles or pedestrians, and reduces driver control. Serious injuries and more significant property damage often result from collisions in which at least one vehicle exceeded the speed limit.

These wounds may be rather severe. It is conceivable that such injuries may only need brief medical attention, but it is also possible that they will need ongoing, long-term care. Remember that not all injuries will become obvious right once after a car accident. There are certain wounds that take days, weeks or even months to manifest. Therefore, it is in your best interest to seek medical assistance if you experience any discomfort after a car collision since this might be a sign of an injury.

In the aftermath of an automobile collision, it’s crucial to provide the opposing party with just the most necessary details. Don’t speculate on what could have caused the collision, and don’t accept responsibility. Even if you are not at fault in the situation, acting aggressively or publishing on social media may harm the outcome of your case. This is due to the fact that social media is accessible to everyone.

The lawyers at Monge & Associates have a lot of experience fighting for the rights of people who have been wrongfully injured in crashes caused by negligent driving. The legal team is dedicated to upholding the victims’ legal rights and assisting them in obtaining the necessary financial support for their healing. Call a West Columbia car accident lawyer at 888-688-1924 if someone else is to blame for your injuries.

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.