Columbia, SC – Fatal Crash on Legrand Rd near Edgewater Dr

Columbia, SC – Fatal Crash on Legrand Rd near Edgewater Dr

Columbia, SC (February 23, 2024) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that one person died in a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Richland County on Thursday, February 22. The accident was reported to law enforcement at around 12:20 a.m.

Highway Patrol reports indicate that a 2016 Nissan SUV was heading westbound on Legrand Road when it was involved in a motor vehicle accident in the area near Edgewater Drive. As a result of the accident, the vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch before overturning. One person in the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second victim in the vehicle was transported to Prisma Health Richland Hospital for emergency medical care. The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

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

Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina

Columbia, SC – Fatal Crash on Legrand Rd near Edgewater DrDealing with the unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly challenging. Unfortunately, fatal car crashes are the cause of countless deaths across our state each year. After experiencing the loss of a loved one, your family has the opportunity to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. This type of legal action can help you recover financial compensation for many of the damages you face. Some of the damages you can request compensation for include:

  • Funeral and burial costs: It is important that your family has the financial resources needed to cover the cost of funeral arrangements for your loved one. A wrongful death claim can help you obtain money for funeral and burial expenses to ease some of the stress you face.
  • Lost wages: After losing a loved one, your family may experience a significant loss in financial resources. If your loved one was the breadwinner for the family, you can request compensation to alleviate the impact that your family faces from lost wages.
  • Medical expenses: If your loved one incurred any medical expenses prior to their passing, you have the opportunity to seek compensation to alleviate the costs that you face for any related medical expenses from the time of the accident to the time that your loved one passed away.

To ensure you have the best chance of getting justice after losing a loved one in a fatal auto accident, it is imperative that you seek legal representation from a wrongful death lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to build a case on your behalf and fight for the maximum possible compensation.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we are committed to providing compassionate and experienced legal representation for families who have lost a loved one due to someone else’s wrongful actions. Our goal is not just seeking justice and compensation but also honoring your loved one’s memory by holding those at fault accountable. We understand the emotional toll of losing a family member, which is why we handle all aspects of the legal process so you can focus on healing and remembering your loved one. Don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at (800) 693-7833 if you need our help.