Lexington Co., SC (February 7, 2024) – The Lexington County coroner’s office confirmed that 22-year-old Stephanie Chanel Quintana of Columbia, South Carolina, lost her life as a result of a fatal collision that occurred early Friday morning. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on February 2, emergency officials were called to the scene of a collision on Interstate 20.
According to official reports, Quintana was walking on the westbound side of Interstate 20 when she was struck by a vehicle near mile marker 62. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the accident before stopping. A few hours later, a motorist was traveling on the roadway when they spotted Quintana on the side of the road. Emergency officials were requested at the scene to care for the woman. The victim was pronounced deceased by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of Stephanie Chanel Quintana.
Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina
According to reports from officials in South Carolina, the state has a traffic fatality rate of approximately 1.7 per deaths per 100 million miles traveled. This is considered to be one of the highest rates in the entire country. Each year, more than 1000 people die as a result of vehicle collisions reported across our state. There are many instances where pedestrians end up passing away as a result of injuries they suffer in these accidents. Fatal collisions often leave families torn apart and unsure of what to do moving forward.
Losing a loved one in a South Carolina car crash due to someone else’s negligence is a devastating experience that no family should have to go through. Seeking legal guidance from a wrongful death lawyer is an important step in getting justice for your loved one and holding the responsible party accountable. With their expertise and support, you can focus on grieving and healing while they work towards securing fair compensation for your loss. Do not hesitate to take action – contact a wrongful death lawyer today.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the immense impact that a fatal motor vehicle accident can have on a family. For this reason, our dedicated team of attorneys is committed to providing compassionate and effective legal representation for families who have suffered such a tragic loss due to someone else’s negligence. With our experience and successful track record, we are determined to hold those responsible accountable while fighting for the financial needs of our clients’ future. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal collision, feel free to reach out to us for a free initial case review by calling our wrongful death lawyers at (800) 693-7833. We will fiercely fight on your behalf while providing support and guidance during this challenging time. Let us help you seek justice and find closure as you move forward with your life. At Ted Greve & Associates, we believe that every family deserves justice and peace of mind after enduring such a devastating loss.