Clinton, SC – Firefighter Killed in Hwy 72 Crash at Springdale Dr

Clinton, SC – Firefighter Killed in Hwy 72 Crash at Springdale Dr

Clinton, SC (April 1, 2024) – One person has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Clinton on Sunday morning, March 31. Emergency officials were called to the scene of the incident at around 11:00 a.m.

According to official reports, a fire truck was traveling eastbound on Willard Road, Highway 72, during the morning hours while responding to a call. For unknown reasons, the vehicle collided with a northbound 2006 Lexus near Springdale Road. One of the two firefighters in the vehicle was severely injured and pronounced deceased while at the scene. The second victim also sustained serious injuries and was flown by helicopter to Spartanburg Regional Hospital for emergency medical treatment. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly following this accident.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Clinton, SC – Firefighter Killed in Hwy 72 Crash at Springdale DrFatal accidents are reported every day in our state. These incidents add up to more than 1000 people dying on our roadways due to vehicle collisions. In some cases, these accidents are completely preventable. We often see acts of negligence lead to the loss of lives. Some of the leading factors in vehicle crashes reported across our state include:

  • Driver inattention: Distractions behind the wheel can lead to fatal collisions due to a momentary lack of focus.
  • Tailgating: Traveling too closely to other vehicles heightens the risk of severe accidents, as it may prevent drivers from stopping in time to avoid a collision.
  • Running stop signs: Ignoring stop signs at intersections often leads to collisions, with vehicles crashing into others with the right of way.

Losing a loved one due to someone else’s careless or reckless actions can be extremely devastating for any family. However, seeking legal representation from a South Carolina wrongful death lawyer can provide some sense of justice and closure. With their knowledge and experience, they can help gather evidence against the defendant and fight for fair compensation on your behalf.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we are more than just a law firm – we are a team of compassionate and skilled individuals who are dedicated to helping families in their time of need. Our extensive experience and track record of success demonstrate our commitment to providing the best legal representation possible for our clients. We understand the toll that personal injuries or wrongful death cases can take on families, which is why we offer not only professional expertise but also genuine support throughout the entire process. If you or your loved ones have been affected by such an ordeal, do not hesitate to reach out to us for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833. Let us help you seek justice and find closure as we work together toward a positive outcome.