Greenwood, SC – Man Killed in Crash at US 25 Bypass and Laurel Ave

Greenwood, SC – Man Killed in Crash at US 25 Bypass and Laurel Ave

Greenwood, SC (December 11, 2023) – The Greenwood County Coroner’s Office confirmed that 85-year-old David Rearden of Edgefield, South Carolina, lost his life as a result of an automobile accident that took place on Saturday morning in Greenville.

According to reports provided by the South Carolina Highway Patrol, at around 1253 a.m. on December 9, authorities were called to the scene of a crash on the US Highway 25 bypass. Investigations show that a Dodge Ram pickup truck and a Jeep were both traveling westbound on US Highway 25. At the same time, a Lincoln was traveling south on Laurel Avenue. For reasons unknown, the driver of the pickup truck was attempting to evade the police. As a result, the vehicle collided with the Lincoln and the Jeep at the intersection.

The driver of the pickup truck was injured in the accident and transported to an area hospital. The driver of the Lincoln, identified as Rearden, was severely harmed. He was transported to an area hospital, where he passed away from his injuries. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident with the assistance of the Greenwood County coroner’s office.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

Our sympathies go out to the family of David Rearden at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Greenwood, SC – Man Killed in Crash at US 25 Bypass and Laurel AveFatal accidents take the lives of countless people in South Carolina every year. As a result of the sudden and unexpected death of a loved one, families often struggle with moving forward. Families are often left with overwhelming pain and suffering, as well as significant financial burdens. Families are left uncertain of what to do after losing a loved one. Trying to cover funeral expenses without a source of income can be quite challenging.

If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident, you may have the ability to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. In general, the spouse of the deceased victim has a legal right to pursue a claim for compensation. Additionally, the children of the deceased victim have the right to file a claim if the deceased victim’s spouse is not surviving. The parents of the deceased are provided with the legal right to take action if they do not have children who can file a claim. The deceased person’s estate representative may also file a claim on behalf of the estate if there are no children.

The best thing you can do is contact a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible for advice. To ensure you maximize the compensation you receive, your attorney will be able to guide you through the process. You have the right to sue for a variety of damages after losing a loved one, including:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of financial support
  • Grief counseling
  • Therapy costs
  • Medical bills

Working with a wrongful death lawyer will provide you with the best chance of getting justice and holding the negligent party accountable.

The loss of a loved one is an incredibly challenging thing to deal with, especially when it results from the negligence of another driver. Ted Greve & Associates understands the pain and challenges faced by families in such situations. Our dedicated team is committed to providing compassionate legal representation and support to those who have lost loved ones in car accidents. Our goal is not only to help our clients secure justice and fair compensation but also to offer them a sense of peace as they navigate the aftermath of this tragic event. If you’ve lost a loved one in a car accident, don’t hesitate to reach out for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. We are here to guide you through your options and stand by your side during this difficult time.