Anderson Co., SC (January 4, 2024) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Anderson County on Wednesday evening claimed one woman’s life. The Townsville volunteer fire Department responded to the scene of the accident just after 9:00 p.m. on January 3.
Crash investigations indicate that a tractor-trailer and a second vehicle collided on Interstate 85 near mile marker 12. The incident prompted authorities to close down a portion of the roadway as they worked to remove the involved vehicles. Both of the vehicles involved in the crash caught on fire as a result of the incident. One person was rescued and rushed to an area hospital for emergency care. Authorities confirmed that the victim, identified as a female, was severely injured. The Anderson County Coroner’s Office confirmed that she passed away after arriving. The accident is being investigated at this time.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the woman killed in this crash.
Fatal Auto Crashes in South Carolina
Fatal accidents take the lives of countless people every year in our state. Quite often, these accidents can be quite devastating. We see innocent people lose their lives as a result of drivers who are reckless and engaging in negligent actions while behind the wheel. Some of the leading causes of fatal accidents include.
- Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs while behind the wheel.
- Drivers who do not yield to pedestrians who have the right-of-way.
- Drivers who are traveling too fast for the roadway conditions.
- Drivers who are distracted while behind the wheel.
Unfortunately, the vast majority of fatal accidents that are reported in our state are preventable. These and other negligent actions continued to take innocent lives every single day.
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