Graniteville, SC (January 20, 2024) – One person lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Graniteville on Wednesday afternoon. At around two p.m. on January 17, authorities were called to provide help at the scene of a crash on Old Ninety Six Indian Trail.
According to official reports, a 2008 international bucket truck was traveling south on the roadway when it collided with a 2003 Honda Accord in the area near New Holland Road. The driver of the Honda, identified as 39-year-old Christopher Chandler, was fatally injured in the crash. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Aiken County Coroner’s Office. The truck driver was transported to an area hospital for medical care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured driver recovers quickly.
Our sympathies are with the family of Christopher Chandler.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
In the United States, fatal collisions occur far too often. These accidents take the lives of 100 people daily, 770 people weekly, 3300 people monthly, and over 40,000 people each year. Dealing with the overwhelming impact that a fatal collision can bring can seem nearly impossible. Unfortunately, it is impossible for families to prepare for the mental and financial consequences that fatal collisions bring.
Families who lose loved ones in fatal collisions are often forced to deal with significant financial burdens. To help ease some of the strains that these fatal collisions cause, families are encouraged to file wrongful death claims against those responsible. It is imperative to file a wrongful death claim within the statute of limitations to ensure your family is able to protect your rights.
During the claims process, a wrongful death lawyer can be an invaluable assistant toward helping you build your case. An attorney will be able to gather evidence on your behalf and conduct a thorough investigation into the accident. They will be able to work with experts to prove your case and use their extensive resources and knowledge of the law to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.
It is in your best interest to seek representation as soon as possible after losing a loved one. Your attorney needs to get to work quickly on protecting your rights to ensure you are able to get justice and that your best interests are protected.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the importance of seeking justice and fair compensation for such losses. Our dedicated attorneys are here to provide support and relentless representation on your behalf. While financial compensation cannot undo the pain you have endured, it can alleviate some of the burdens you may face in the aftermath of such a tragedy. Do not hesitate to contact our skilled wrongful death attorneys for help during this challenging time. Our lawyers are available by calling (800) 693-7833 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free consultation to discuss the options that you have. We are here for you and ready to fight for what is rightfully yours.