Cherokee Co., SC (January 1, 2024) – A major motor vehicle accident reported on New Year’s Day claimed the lives of two teenagers. The accident was reported to the South Carolina Highway Patrol just after midnight on Monday, January 1.
According to reports provided by authorities, a motor vehicle collision involving a 2010 Honda took place on Old Post Road. Further investigations determined that the Honda was involved in a T-bone collision with a 2020 Infiniti in the area near Jennie’s Lane. The force of the collision caused a front-seat passenger to be ejected from the vehicle. Two people involved in the accident, identified as 18-year-old Ashlyn Blake Jones and 18-year-old Gabriel Evan Allison, were both fatally injured in the crash. The two victims were pronounced deceased from their injuries. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of Ashlyn Blake Jones and Gabriel Evan Allison.
Fatal Car Crashes in South Carolina
Fatal collisions are reported far too often in South Carolina. Every year, more than 1000 people die as a result of collisions that occur on our roadways. There are many instances where these accidents are completely preventable. Negligent and reckless actions continue to contribute to a fair share of accidents that occur on our roadways. Some of the leading factors in fatal collisions include:
- Drivers who are texting on their phones instead of paying attention to the road ahead.
- Drivers who run red lights at intersections or pass stop signs.
- Drivers who fail to yield to other motorists.
- Drivers who tailgate or follow too closely.
- Drivers who are under the influence.
Regrettably, any careless or reckless action can have devastating consequences for motorists nearby. Losing a loved one is never easy, but it can be even more devastating when their death is caused by someone else’s negligence. In such cases, having a compassionate and experienced wrongful death lawyer is crucial in seeking justice for your family. They will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive fair compensation for the losses and damages caused by accident. It is important to remember that you are not alone in this legal battle, and with the help of a skilled attorney, you may find some closure and peace during this difficult time.
During this tough time, the last thing you should have to worry about is fighting for your rights and seeking justice. That’s where our team at Ted Greve & Associates comes in – we are dedicated to providing fearless legal representation and pursuing the maximum compensation for our clients. With our proven track record of success in wrongful death cases, you can trust us to fight tirelessly on your behalf. Get started on your case today by scheduling a consultation with our personal injury law firm by calling (800) 693-7833. We are here to support you during this challenging journey towards justice and closure.