Lexington Co., SC – One Killed, Three Hurt in Fatal Crash on US-178

Lexington Co., SC – One Killed, Three Hurt in Fatal Crash on US-178

Lexington Co., SC (May 27, 2024) – A collision reported just outside of Pelion in Lexington County claimed one person’s life while leaving multiple other people injured. The South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the accident at around 2:00 p.m., on May 25.

Official reports indicate that a 2003 Ford F150 was traveling westbound in the area of US Highway 178 and DE Clark Road. At the same time, a 1997 Ford F150 pickup truck was traveling southbound through the intersection. As both vehicles proceeded forward, they collided, prompting the closure of the intersection. Two people in the 2003 Ford were injured. Two people in the 1997 Ford were also injured. A passenger in the 2003 Ford died from their injuries while at the scene. The three additional victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency medical care. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina

Lexington Co., SC – One Killed, Three Hurt in Fatal Crash on US-178In 2023, South Carolina witnessed a tragic toll of 999 lives lost in fatal collisions. Despite stringent safety laws, the state continues to witness innocent individuals losing their lives due to the reckless behaviors of others. These accidents often leave a profound impact on the family members left behind. Sadly, many of these crashes are preventable, with key factors contributing to fatal collisions in our state including:

  • Distracted driving, such as texting or using a phone while behind the wheel
  • Speeding and reckless driving behaviors
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Failure to obey traffic signals and signs
  • Fatigued driving, leading to impaired reaction times
  • Aggressive driving, including road rage incidents
  • Poor weather conditions contributing to hazardous road conditions

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At Ted Greve & Associates, we are committed to aiding those impacted by severe losses from accidents. Our proficient team of attorneys comprehends the significance of pursuing maximum compensation for our clients to bring closure and financial stability during these trying times. We meticulously investigate each case, collaborating with experts and witnesses to unveil the truth and fight for justice on behalf of our clients. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal motor vehicle collision in South Carolina, reach out to our dedicated wrongful death lawyers for a complimentary evaluation at (800) 693-7833. Allow us to support you through this challenging period and assist you in seeking the justice rightfully yours.