Columbia, SC – I-77 Crash Victim ID’d as Felix Jose Zayas Hernandez

Columbia, SC – I-77 Crash Victim ID’d as Felix Jose Zayas Hernandez

Columbia, SC (April 13, 2024) – The Fairfield County Coroner’s Office identified the victim who lost their life in the crash on April 12 as 45-year-old Felix Jose Zayas Hernandez.

According to official reports, a vehicle was traveling southbound on Interstate 77 overnight when it struck a pedestrian. Authorities arrived at the scene to provide treatment to the injured victim. However, the pedestrian, identified as Zayas Hernandez, suffered fatal injuries. He was subsequently pronounced deceased by authorities. At this time, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

We offer our sympathies to the family of old Felix Jose Zayas Hernandez.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Columbia, SC – I-77 Crash Victim ID’d as Felix Jose Zayas HernandezA fatal collision can be overwhelming to deal with. Unfortunately, nearly 43,000 people lost their lives as a result of crashes in the United States in 2022 alone. Year after year, tens of thousands of innocent people continue to lose their lives as a result of fatal collisions on our roadways.

Many of the crashes that take place every day are a result of negligence. In fact, statistics show that nearly 9 out of every 10 collisions are a result of some form of negligent or reckless action driver error. Leading factors and fatal collisions across the United States include:

  • Running red lights
  • Fatigue
  • Drunk driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Inexperienced drivers

If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal crash caused by the preventable and negligent actions of another driver, your family may be able to take legal action. It is in your best interest to seek representation early on to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice. A dedicated and seasoned South Carolina wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you build a strong case against the responsible party. Your attorney will take control of the legal aspect of the grieving process as your family focuses on moving ahead.

During a time of loss and devastation, the last thing on your mind should be navigating legal proceedings. At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and suffering families go through in these situations, which is why we are dedicated to providing support and seeking justice for those affected by such tragic incidents. Our experienced team of attorneys will fight tirelessly to ensure you receive fair compensation for your losses while allowing you to focus on healing with your loved ones. Get started with a free case evaluation by reaching out to our wrongful death lawyers by calling (800) 693-7833 and let our compassionate legal team fight for you and your family during this difficult time.