Columbia, SC (December 3, 2023) – A crash reported in Northeast Columbia claimed one person’s life while leaving more than half of a dozen others injured. The accident occurred at around 5:40 p.m. on November 30. According to local law enforcement, a collision involving a 2011 Nissan Rogue, a 2003 Mercury, and multiple other vehicles occurred on Parklane Road near Crestbrook Road.
The incident prompted the response of the South Carolina Highway Patrol and multiple firefighters. A total of six units were involved in the crash. One person sustained fatal injuries in the crash. The victim was inside the Nissan at the time of the collision. Seven additional victims were injured and transported by ambulance to local hospitals. At this time, the incident is being investigated by law enforcement.
We hope the injured victims make a timely recovery.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this collision.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal collisions are reported every day in the United States. In fact, these accidents take the lives of more than 110 people daily. Although these accidents take place far too often, it is impossible for a family to prepare for the impact that one of these fatal crashes can have on their life.
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, families are encouraged to file wrongful death claims against those responsible. These legal actions can provide financial relief for many of the damages that families face during this difficult time. Some of the damages you can request in a wrongful death lawsuit include:
- Emotional pain and suffering that you experience
- Emotional pain and suffering your loved one experiences prior to their passing
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost earning capacity
- Loss of inheritance and benefits
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of services
To provide yourself with the best chance of protecting your rights and getting the maximum possible compensation for these and other losses and damages, you are strongly advised to seek representation from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney will be able to help you build a strong case against the responsible party and fight for fair compensation and justice.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we empathize with the financial, emotional, and legal hardships that families face in such trying circumstances. Our car accident lawyers are fully committed to providing both effective and compassionate legal representation, ensuring our clients secure the comprehensive and equitable compensation they rightfully deserve.
We passionately advocate for justice on behalf of those affected by the negligence of other motorists, affording families the peace of mind that they have the assistance necessary to move forward during this challenging period. If you’ve suffered the loss of a loved one due to an accident caused by another’s actions, please contact our car accident lawyers by calling (800) 693-7833 for a free case evaluation. We are here to offer guidance, support, and vigorous representation at every stage of the process.