Greenville Co., SC (December 11, 2023) – A fatal accident reported in Greenville County on Sunday morning claimed the lives of three victims. At around 5:15 a.m. on December 10, the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a major accident on Interstate 85.
Preliminary investigations show that four vehicles collided on the southbound side of the roadway near mile marker 51. The incident blocked several lanes of the roadway, causing delays in the area. The Highway Patrol troopers and firefighters responded to the scene to provide assistance.
A total of three victims, identified as one man and two women, sustained fatal injuries. The victims were pronounced deceased at the scene. Additional victims were provided medical treatment on-site before being transported to area hospitals. At this time, investigations are underway.
We hope the injured victims make a full recovery following this accident.
Our sympathies go out to the families of the three people killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
The state of South Carolina is no stranger to fatal car accidents. Unfortunately, in 2022 alone, more than 1000 people died as a result of crashes that took place on our roadways. Far too often, fatal collisions are a result of driver negligence. Despite the fact that we have several laws in place to protect motorists, we continue to see innocent people lose their lives because of drivers who fail to follow them.
The unfortunate truth is that there is no way to prepare for the impact of a fatal accident on your family. For this reason, it only makes sense to consult with a dedicated legal team. A family that loses a loved one in a fatal crash has the right to file a claim for wrongful death against the responsible party. Several damages and losses may be recovered in this legal action. These can include funeral costs, lost earning capacity, property damage, and more.
The family of a deceased loved one should seek guidance from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. This can ensure you have the strongest evidence possible and have the best chance of getting justice.
Enduring the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another driver is an overwhelming experience that no family should have to go through. At Ted Greve & Associates, we are dedicated to providing empathetic and efficient legal representation for those who have suffered such a heartbreaking loss. Our team recognizes the emotional and financial challenges that families encounter during this trying period, and we are committed to assisting them in obtaining the justice and compensation they rightfully deserve. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, reach out to our devoted legal team for support and guidance at (800) 693-7833. We are here for you every step of the way, working together to seek closure and move forward from this tragedy.