Lexington Co., SC – One Killed in I-20 Crash near Exit 61

Lexington Co., SC – One Killed in I-20 Crash near Exit 61

Lexington Co., SC (March 22, 2024) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that one person died as a result of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Wednesday, March 20. According to official reports, a Dodge Ram pickup truck was disabled on Interstate 20 after the trailer that it was towing became detached. Two people were trying to reattach the trailer to the pickup truck when a Jeep came through the area. The driver of the Jeep attempted to change lanes.

As the Jeep attempted to switch over, it was struck by a pickup truck, causing the Jeep to strike the trailer. The impact of the crash caused the trailer to strike the two pedestrians near the Dodge Ram. One of the pedestrians was fatally injured and pronounced deceased at the scene. The second victim was transported to an area hospital for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this accident.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Lexington Co., SC – One Killed in I-20 Crash near Exit 61Fatal accidents can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, there are many instances where families are forced to endure the overwhelming consequences of losing a loved one suddenly and unexpectedly. Family members or personal representatives of the deceased have the right to initiate legal action to seek compensation for damages resulting from a wrongful death.

Economic compensation is intended to cover financial losses resulting from the death. This includes medical expenses incurred by the deceased or their family members due to the incident leading to death, as well as lost wages and potential future earnings. Other economic damages may include lost benefits, social security benefits, inheritance, funeral, burial expenses, and other financial impacts suffered by the family due to the death.

Non-economic compensation is aimed at addressing emotional distress. This category covers grief, suffering, and loss of companionship, consortium, parental guidance, and sorrow. Determining the value of non-economic damages is challenging, as can be difficult to demonstrate the emotional impact experienced by the family after losing a loved one.

Punitive compensation may be available in specific cases and is awarded to punish the negligent party. If you are loved one has died as a result of a fatal accident, it is vital to seek guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in South Carolina right away. Your attorney will be able to help you build a case against the defendant and demand full compensation for all of the losses and damages you face.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and hardships that come with such tragedies, which is why our team of wrongful death lawyers is dedicated to advocating for justice on behalf of our clients. We strive to provide compassionate support and expert legal guidance as we fight for the compensation your family deserves while you focus on healing and preserving your loved one’s legacy. You don’t have to face this difficult time alone – contact us today for a complimentary consultation at (800) 693-7833, and let us stand by you every step of the way towards achieving justice for your beloved family member.