Lexington Co., SC – Whiteford McWaters Killed in Crash on US-321

Lexington Co., SC – Whiteford McWaters Killed in Crash on US-321

Lexington Co., SC (May 17, 2024) – The Lexington County coroner’s office confirmed that 53-year-old Whiteford McWaters lost his life as a result of a multi-vehicle accident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon, May 14.

According to official reports, a head-on collision between a 2016 Dodge pickup truck and a 2005 Mazda SUV occurred on US Highway 321. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway at around 2:00 p.m. Emergency crews immediately went to work, providing care to injured victims. One of the victims involved in the crash, identified as McWaters, was transported to Lexington Medical Center, where he later passed away from his injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was also transported to the same hospital for care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

Our sympathies go out to the family of Whiteford McWaters.

Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina

Lexington Co., SC – Whiteford McWaters Killed in Crash on US-321Fatal accidents are a tragic reality in our state, occurring daily and often leaving families unprepared for the sudden and devastating consequences. Many of these accidents are the result of careless driving behaviors, with speeding, reckless driving, and tailgating being common contributing factors.

Speeding is a significant risk factor as it can lead to drivers losing control of their vehicles, especially on curved roads, resulting in collisions with other vehicles. Reckless driving, which includes actions like weaving between lanes and aggressive driving, also plays a major role in causing accidents. Additionally, tailgating, or following other vehicles too closely, is a dangerous practice that frequently results in tragic outcomes.

If you have lost a loved one due to another driver’s reckless actions, it is important to seek legal help from a South Carolina wrongful death lawyer immediately. They can assist you in exploring available options to help you move forward during this challenging time.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we offer a comprehensive approach to wrongful death claims. Our team conducts thorough investigations to collect essential evidence, collaborates with expert witnesses to build a strong case, and negotiates aggressively with insurance companies to ensure our clients receive the compensation they deserve. We understand that each case is unique, and we tailor our strategy to meet the specific needs and circumstances of each family we represent.

In addition to financial compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses, and lost income, we also pursue damages for non-economic losses such as pain and suffering, loss of companionship, and emotional distress. Our attorneys are dedicated to holding negligent parties accountable and providing our clients with the support they need to rebuild their lives. If you are dealing with the aftermath of a fatal accident, please reach out to Ted Greve & Associates at (800) 693-7833 for a complimentary case evaluation. We are here to discuss your options and provide support as you seek justice and work toward healing and closure.