Horry Co., SC – One Killed in Box Truck Crash on Hwy 701

Horry Co., SC – One Killed in Box Truck Crash on Hwy 701

Horry Co., SC (December 24, 2023) – One person lost their life as a result of a fatal truck accident that took place in Horry County on Thursday, December 21, at around 12:10 p.m. The victim was identified as 76-year-old Christine Hardy of Tabor City, South Carolina.

According to official reports, Hardy was driving a 2021 Nissan southbound on Highway 701. At the same time, a 2015 Mitsubishi was also traveling southbound on the same roadway. For unknown reasons, a 2019 Chevrolet box truck struck both of the vehicles head-on near Waccamaw Drive. The incident caused moderate delays in the area near the North Carolina state line.

Hardy suffered fatal injuries as a result of the accident. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Mitsubishi and two passengers in Hardee’s vehicle were injured. The three victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly. We offer our sympathies to Christine Hardy’s family.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Horry Co., SC – One Killed in Box Truck Crash on Hwy 701The state of South Carolina has the second-highest fatality rate in the entire country. This rate is 20.4 deaths per 100,000 population. Unfortunately, this accounts for more than 1500 people dying annually as a result of vehicle collisions in our state. Fatal accidents can bring with them overwhelming challenges for bereaved families. Quite often, families have to deal with funeral expenses, burial costs, lost earnings, and various other financial burdens and losses. It can be incredibly devastating and difficult for families to move forward.

In the devastating aftermath of losing a loved one, the last thing on your mind may be navigating legal matters. However, seeking guidance from a wrongful death lawyer can provide you and your family with not only financial compensation for your loss, but also much-needed closure and justice. Their experience in handling these delicate cases can help ease some of the burden and allow you to focus on healing as a family.

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