Conway, SC (January 17, 2024) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that 29-year-old Antonio De La Torre Mendez lost his life as a result of an automobile accident that took place in Conway. The accident was reported to officials at around 10 a.m. on Monday, January 15.
According to authorities, a 2004 Ford Ranger was traveling eastbound on Adrian Highway. For reasons unknown, the vehicle collided with a 2023 Dodge Ram pickup truck, which was traveling south on Highway 19. The impact of the crash caused the Ranger to go off the roadway and overturned. One person involved in the accident, identified as De La Torre Mendez, was fatally injured. At this time, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Antonio De La Torre Mendez.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
Dealing with the unexpected impact of a fatal collision can be devastating. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of families across the United States are forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences that fatal collisions bring. We see countless families forced to deal with overwhelming financial burdens. Funeral costs, lost earning capacity, and other financial burdens can make it incredibly hard for families to move forward.
Dealing with the emotional impact that a fatal collision can bring is challenging in itself. Not having the financial resources that you need to cover these and other expenses can just compound the overwhelming situation and make it worse. If you have endured the loss of a loved one, you have the ability to take legal action by filing a wrongful death claim.
A wrongful death lawsuit is filed in civil court and can help you hold the negligent party accountable for their actions. Working with a wrongful death lawyer will provide you with the best chance of getting justice. A lawyer will be able to help you gather evidence, build your claim, negotiate compensation, and help you ease some of the stress and strains that you face moving forward during this very difficult time.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the devastating impact that unexpected losses can have on families. That’s why our team of dedicated attorneys is committed to fighting for justice and providing support to those who have experienced such heartbreaking incidents. We know that no amount of money can ever replace a loved one, but receiving full compensation can help ease some of the financial burdens during this difficult time. Let us take care of the legal aspect so you can focus on healing with your family. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833 so that we can help you hold the person responsible for the death of your loved one to account.