Anderson Co., SC (December 4, 2023) – A fatal car accident reported in Anderson County claimed one person’s life on Sunday, December 3. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported the accident during the evening hours.
According to reports provided by authorities, a fatal collision took place on Airline Road in the area of Ellen Street. The incident prompted authorities to close off the roadway between Ellen Street and Kaye Drive as they provided assistance with clearing the road. One person involved in the crash was fatally injured. The victim was pronounced deceased on site. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash are being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
Dealing with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly challenging. Regrettably, fatal car accidents in South Carolina take the lives of more than 100 people every month. Far too often, fatal collisions reported in our state are entirely preventable. In fact, these accidents are often a result of negligence. Some of the leading factors in fatal collisions across the state include:
- Weather-related factors
- Fatigue or drowsy driving
- Failure to obey traffic signals and signs
- Distracted driving
- Speeding and reckless driving
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Mechanical failures or vehicle defects
When pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit in South Carolina, potential damages that may be recovered can include:
- Loss of companionship, guidance, and consortium
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of financial support, including future earnings
- Medical expenses related to the deceased’s final injury or illness
- Pain and suffering experienced by the deceased before death
It is important that you seek legal representation from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. A skilled wrongful death attorney can guide you through the legal process, help determine liability, and pursue compensation on your behalf.
At Ted Greve & Associates, our goal is to provide support and guidance for families who have suffered the loss of a loved one due to negligence or wrongdoing. We understand that this is an incredibly difficult time and we are committed to fighting for your rights and pursuing the compensation you deserve. Our compassionate team of attorneys will handle all legal matters so you can focus on healing and moving forward. If you have lost a family member in a tragic accident, please reach out to our knowledgeable wrongful death lawyers for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833. Let us help you seek justice and closure during this challenging time.