Berkeley Co., SC – Head-On Crash on Hwy 17A Takes One Life

Berkeley Co., SC – Head-On Crash on Hwy 17A Takes One Life

Berkeley Co., SC (March 11, 2024) – Emergency crews were requested at the scene of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Berkeley County and claimed one person’s life. The accident occurred at approximately 610 p.m. on March 10.

According to reports provided by the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a 2024 Mitsubishi SUV and a 2014 Kia sedan collided head-on on the southbound side of Highway 17A near Diamondback Lane. Both of the involved vehicles sustained moderate damage in the accident. The driver of the Kia, who has not been identified to the public, was pronounced deceased by the Berkeley County coroner’s office. The driver of the Mitsubishi was injured in the crash and transported to Trident Medical Center for emergency treatment. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

Our sympathies go out to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina

Berkeley Co., SC – Head-On Crash on Hwy 17A Takes One LifeFatal accidents are reported in South Carolina every day. Regrettably, more than 42,000 people died in 2022 alone due to vehicle collisions across the country. More than 1000 of these accidents occurred right here in South Carolina. When it comes to fatal car accidents, there are several common factors that tend to contribute to these tragic events. One of the main factors is distracted driving, such as texting or using a phone while behind the wheel. This can take a driver’s attention away from the road and lead to devastating consequences.

Another common factor is speeding. Driving above the speed limit not only increases the chance of drivers losing control of their vehicles and crashing. Impaired driving, whether due to alcohol, drugs, or fatigue, also contributes to a significant portion of vehicle collisions in our state.

After experiencing the loss of a loved one, it is imperative that you seek legal guidance right away. A skilled South Carolina wrongful death attorney can provide invaluable support by explaining your rights, outlining potential courses of action, and representing your best interests in seeking justice for your loss. Their experience and guidance in handling wrongful death cases allow them to navigate the complex legal system to ensure your family is able to get justice.

By entrusting a wrongful death lawyer to guide you, you can focus on healing and coping with the emotional aftermath while they handle the legal work associated with pursuing compensation for your family’s devastating loss.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we truly understand the emotional and financial strain that accompanies unexpected losses. Our team is committed to providing compassionate support and fierce legal representation for our clients during this difficult time. While nothing can replace the loss of a loved one, receiving full compensation can help ease some of the financial burdens. Let us handle the legal aspects so you can focus on healing with your family. Contact us today for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. Let us help you seek justice and hold those accountable for your loss.